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Doctor Who and the Nightmare of Eden (novelisation)

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Doctor Who and the Nightmare of Eden
Nightmare of Eden novel
Based on: Nightmare of Eden
Doctor: Fourth Doctor
Companion(s): Romana II, K9
Main enemy: Mandrels
Main setting: The Starliner Empress, orbiting Azure, 2116
Key crew
Publisher: Target Books, W.H. Allen
Writer: Terrance Dicks
Cover by: Andrew Skilleter
Release details
Release number: 45 (given to later editions)
Release date: 21 August 1980
Format: Hardcover and paperback editions; 14 Chapters, 111 Pages
ISBN 0-426-20130_2
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Doctor Who and the Nightmare of Eden was a novelisation based on the 1979 television serial Nightmare of Eden.

Publisher's summary Edit

A freak accident locks two ships together in space – and a distress call brings the Fourth Doctor, Romana, and the faithful K9 onto the scene.

The Doctor's efforts to separate the two ships involve him with treacherous drug smugglers, ferocious monsters, and a savagely dangerous planet called Eden...

Chapter titles Edit

  1. Warp Smash
  2. The Collector
  3. The Attack
  4. Monster in the Fog
  5. Drugged
  6. The Fugitive
  7. The Rescuer
  8. Man-eater
  9. Monster Attack
  10. The Plotters
  11. The Secret of the Hecate
  12. The Smugglers
  13. Round-up
  14. Electronic Zoo

Deviations from televised story Edit

  • Secker's addiction killed him, rather than the wounds caused by the Mandrels in the televised story.

Writing and publishing notes Edit

  • to be added

Additional cover images Edit

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British publication history Edit

First publication:

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


External links Edit

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