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Amorality Tale was the fifty-second novel in the BBC Past Doctor Adventures series. It was written by David Bishop, released 8 April 2002 and featured the Third Doctor and Sarah Jane Smith.

Publisher's summary

2002 BBC Books Edition

Those people that die must die. It's history, it's already happened and there's nothing we can do to prevent it, Sarah.

East End gangster Tommy Ramsey emerges from prison in 1952, determined to retake control of his territory on the streets of Shoreditch. But new arrivals threaten his grip on all illegal activity in the area.

An evangelical minister at St Luke's Church is persuading people to seek redemption for their sins. A new gang is claiming the streets. And a watchmender called Doctor John Smith is leading a revolt against the Ramsey Mob's protection racket.

But when Tommy strikes back against his enemies, a far more terrifying threat is revealed. Within hours the city's air begins turning into nerve gas and thousands are killed by the choking fumes. London is dying...

2015 BBC Books Edition

When gangster Tommy Ramsey is released from prison, he is determined to retake control of his East End territory. But new arrivals threaten his grip on illegal activity in the area. An evangelical minister is persuading people to seek redemption for their sins. A new gang is claiming the streets. And a watchmender called Smith is leading a revolt against the Ramsey Mob's protection racket.

When Tommy strikes back at his enemies, a far more terrifying threat is revealed. Within hours the city's air turns into nerve gas and thousands succumb to the choking fumes. London is dying...

An adventure set in 1950s London, featuring the Third Doctor as played by Jon Pertwee and his companion Sarah Jane Smith.

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DWM 317 AMORALITY-TALE

Art by Roger Langridge from DWM 317

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Notes

  • The novel was reprinted as part of The History Collection in February 2015, with a new cover and introduction by Bishop.

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