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The Crooked World (novel)

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The Crooked World
The Crooked World
Doctor: Eighth Doctor
Companion(s): Fitz, Anji
Main enemy: Boss Dogg
Main setting: Gloomy Forest, Zanytown, the Crooked World
Key crew
Publisher: BBC Books
Writer: Steve Lyons
Release details
Release number: 57
Release date: 3 June 2002
Format: Paperback Book; 23 Chapters, 252 Pages
ISBN 0-563-53856-2
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The Crooked World was the fifty-seventh novel in the BBC Eighth Doctor Adventures series. It was written by Steve Lyons. It featured the Eighth Doctor, Fitz Kreiner and Anji Kapoor.

Publisher's summary Edit

The people of the Crooked World lead an idyllic existence.

Take Streaky Bacon, for example. This jovial farmer wants nothing more from life than a huge blunderbuss, with which he can blast away at his crop-stealing nemesis. And then there's Angel Falls, a racing driver with a string of victories to her name. Sure, her trusted guardian might occasionally put on a mask and menace her for her prize money, but that's just life, right? And for Jasper the cat, nothing could be more pleasant than a nice, long nap in his kitchen — so long as that darn mouse doesn't jam his tail into the plug socket again.

But somebody is about to shatter all those lives. Somebody is about to change everything — and it's possible that no one on the Crooked World will ever be happy again.

The Doctor's TARDIS is about to arrive. And when it does... That's all folks!

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  • The Doctor has met Mark Twain.
  • Jasper the Cat commits the first murder in Zanytown; he bites Squeak's head off.
  • Angel Falls decides to marry Mr Weasley.
  • Fitz introduces sex to the world, confusing them slightly.

Notes Edit

There are many likenesses / similarities throughout The Crooked World to cartoon worlds / characters:

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