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The Dead Men Diaries (anthology)

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The Dead Men Diaries
The Dead Men Diaries
Key crew
Publisher: Big Finish Productions
Editor: Paul Cornell
Release details
Release number: 1
Release date: September 2000[source needed]
17 February 2005
Format: Paperback Book, 220 Pages
ISBN 1-903654-00-9
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Big Finish Bernice Summerfield series
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The Dead Men Diaries was the first prose-based Bernice Summerfield publication to be published by Big Finish Productions. It followed their first series of audio dramas based on Virgin New Adventures and Virgin Bernice Summerfield New Adventures novels throughout 1999 and 2000. It is also the first anthology of Bernice Summerfield stories ever published. Its title references Bernice Summerfield's first book Down Among the Dead Men.

Publisher's summary Edit

Who but Professor Bernice Summerfield, interstellar archaeologist, raconteur, boozer and wit, would get other people to write her autobiography — albeit under threat of death from two bounty hunters sent by a publisher far too concerned about little things like deadlines?

These stories are an ideal introduction to the life of Bernice Summerfield: falling off cliffs, getting sacrificed to orange pygmies, saving the universe and trying to buy a new frock.

Cliffhanging escapes! Adventure on distant planets! Scones for tea!

Notes Edit

  • Paul Cornell provides the linking material between stories (as well as being editor of the collection).
  • The Dead Men Diaries is not currently listed on the Big Finish Productions web site due to it being sold out and out of print.

Stories Edit

Title Author
A Question of Identity Caroline Symcox
Steal from the World Kate Orman
The Light that Never DiesEddie Robson
Heart of GlassDaniel O'Mahony
The Monster and the ArchaeologistsKathy Sullivan
Step Back in TimeMatt Jones
Christmas SpiritCavan Scott and Mark Wright
The Door into BedlamDave Stone
The Least Important ManSteven Moffat
Digging up the PastMark Michalowski
The Dead Men DiariesPaul Cornell

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