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Doctor Who and the Android Invasion (novelisation)

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Doctor Who and the Android Invasion
Android Invasion novel
Based on: The Android Invasion
Doctor: Fourth Doctor
Companion(s): Sarah
Featuring: Harry, Benton
Main enemy: Kraals
Main setting: Devesham, 1970s; Oseidon
Key crew
Publisher: Target Books, W.H. Allen, Pinnacle Books
Writer: Terrance Dicks
Cover by: Roy Knipe
Release details
Release number: (2 assigned, but no edition used)
Release date: 16 November 1978
Format: Hardcover and paperback editions; 12 Chapters, 126 Pages
ISBN 0-426-10858-2
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Publication order
Death to the Daleks Doctor Who and the Sontaran Experiment
Target novelisation numbering
Doctor Who and the Abominable Snowmen Doctor Who and the Androids of Tara
TV series order
Doctor Who and the Pyramids of Mars Doctor Who and the Brain of Morbius

Doctor Who and the Android Invasion was a novelisation based on the 1975 television serial The Android Invasion.

Publisher's summary Edit

The Doctor and Sarah arrive safely back on Earth – or do they?

Why does the mysterious soldier march straight over a cliff – and then reappear unharmed?

Why are they attacked by the sinister mechanics with built-in guns for hands?

Why is a picturesque country village at first deserted – then filled with mindless zombies?

And why are their best friends suddenly trying to kill them?

The Doctor has stumbled on a cunning alien plan to take over the Earth. Will he be in time to defeat the deadly Kraals and their terrifying android invasion?

Chapter titles Edit

  1. Strange Arrival
  2. Village of Terror
  3. The Watcher
  4. Hunted
  5. Captured
  6. The Test
  7. The Countdown
  8. Braindrain
  9. Blastoff
  10. Hero's Return
  11. Takeover
  12. Death of a Doctor

Deviations from televised story Edit

to be added

Writing and publishing notes Edit

  • When the first seventy-three Target novelisations were retroactively numbered in 1983, this book was assigned #2; however no edition bearing the number was ever printed.

Additional cover images Edit

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British publication history Edit

First publication:

  • Hardback
W.H. Allen & Co. Ltd. UK
  • Paperback

Editions published outside Britain Edit

to be added

External links Edit

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