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Doctor Who and the Monster of Peladon (novelisation)

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Doctor Who and the Monster of Peladon
Monster of Peladon novel
Based on: The Monster of Peladon
Doctor: Third Doctor
Companion(s): Sarah
Main enemy:
Main setting: Peladon
Key crew
Publisher: Target Books, W.H. Allen
Writer: Terrance Dicks
Cover by: Steve Kyte
Release details
Release number: 43 (given to later editions)
Release date: 4 December 1980
Format: Hardcover and paperback editions; 12 Chapters, 124 Pages
ISBN 0-426-20132-9
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Doctor Who and the Monster of Peladon was a novelisation based on the 1974 television serial The Monster of Peladon.

Publisher's summary Edit

1980 edition Edit

Fifty years after his first visit to Peladon, the Doctor returns to find that Queen Thalira has inherited a troubled kingdom from her father.

Membership of the Galactic Federation was expected to bring peace and prosperity to the planet, but the spirit of the sacred monster Aggedor is once more spreading terror and death.

The Doctor uncovers a treacherous plot to steal the mineral wealth of Peladon, and is again confronted by his old enemies – the Ice Warriors.

Chapter titles Edit

  1. Return to Peladon
  2. Aggedor Strikes Again
  3. The Fugitives
  4. The Hostage
  5. The Wrath of Aggedor
  6. The Intruder
  7. The Ice Warriors
  8. The Madman
  9. The Return of Aggedor
  10. Trapped in the Refinery
  11. The Threat
  12. Aggedor's Sacrifice

Deviations from televised story Edit

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Writing and publishing notes Edit

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Additional cover images Edit

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British publication history Edit

First Publication:

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


1992 Target Books / Virgin Publishing with a new cover by Alister Pearson priced £2.99 (UK)

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