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Borrowed Time (novel)

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Borrowed Time
Borrowed Time
Doctor: Eleventh Doctor
Companion(s): Amy, Rory
Main setting: London, 2007
Key crew
Publisher: BBC Books
Writer: Naomi A. Alderman
Read by: Meera Syal
Release details
Release number: 48
Release date: 23 June 2011
Format: Hardcover, 255 pages
ISBN 978-1-84990-233-5
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Borrowed Time was the twelfth Eleventh Doctor novel released.

Publisher's summary Edit

"You want more time Mr Brown, of course you do. We all want more time. Let me make you an offer..."

Andrew Brown never has enough time. No time to call his sister, or to prepare for that important presentation at the bank where he works. The train's late, the lift jams. If only he'd had just a little more time. And time is the business of Mr Symington and Mr Blenkinsop. They'll lend him some – at a very reasonable rate of interest.

Detecting a problem, the Doctor, Amy and Rory go undercover at the bank. But they have to move fast to stop Symington and Blenkinsop before they cash in their investments.

Characters Edit

References Edit

  • Earth is referred to as "the most frequently attacked, colonised, exploited and enslaved planet in the Five Galaxies".
  • In the aftermath of Symington and Blenkinsop's defeat, the cleanup at the bank is taken care of by UNIT and Torchwood.

Notes Edit

  • The Millenium Dome is being used as a secret self-storage depot for intergalactic travellers called "Little Green Storage", under the auspices of a small alien called the Yomalet-Ram.
  • The Doctor gives twenty years of his own lifetime to settle the debt Amy incurred on her Time Harvester.
  • This story was also released as an ebook available from the Amazon Kindle store.
Borrowed Time Audiobook

The Audiobook cover.

Continuity Edit

Audio release Edit

  • The story was released as an audiobook download read by Meera Syal and was available from the AudioGo website before the company went into administration.

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