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Resurrection of the Daleks

Filed in: Doctor Who, TSV Online.

So, back when Target was novelising Doctor Who stories, they ran into a bit of a snag with several of them. In the cases of Resurrection of the Daleks and Revelation of the Daleks, they were unable to come to an arrangement which writer Eric Saward and the estate of Terry Nation were all happy with. Nature abhors a vacuum (and so do fans), thus in January 2000 the NZDWFC published an unofficial novelisation of Resurrection of the Daleks along with reprints of the four previous unofficial novelisations. Time marches on, and now Resurrection of the Daleks is available to read online in both spiffy HTML and PDF formats.

As usual, there are a number of cool extras such as author's notes and an article on the history of the novelisation. As mentioned previously, I've still been getting emails asking if we're going to put the rest of the novelisations up, and I expect to continue to get them until the last one goes up. Perhaps I should put up a "coming soon" notice on the City of Death page (but then I'll probably just get "How soon?" emails).

See also: the write-up by Paul
Previously: TSV 56

Posted April 8, 2008 9:04 PM


As with Mr Preddle's novelisation of Revelation Of the Daleks, Paul has achieved a singular feat here - making a very poor TV story a cracking read. Jon's efforts with Revelation were especially good in this respect, but Paul is certainly no slouch here either IMHO.

Posted by: Jeff Stone | April 9, 2008 7:32 PM

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