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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (460 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Mark Morris Narrator: David Troughto Publisher: BBC Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Doctor Who Series Release Date:
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David Troughton reads this thrilling story of mysterious half-made creatures and a terrifying god of destruction.

India in 1947 is a country in the grip of chaos, a country torn apart by internal strife. When the Doctor and Donna arrive in Calcutta, they are instantly swept up in violent events. Barely escaping with their lives, they discover that the city is rife with tales of  “half-made men,” who roam the streets at night and steal people away. These creatures, it is said, are as white as salt and have only shadows where their eyes should be. With help from India’s great spiritual leader, Mahatma Gandhi, the Doctor and Donna set out to investigate these rumors. What is the real truth behind the “half-made men?” Why is Gandhi’s role in history under threat? And has an ancient, all-powerful god of destruction really come back to wreak his vengeance upon the Earth?

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  • “Mark Morris’ second contribution to BBC Books’ range of Doctor Who tie-ins is every bit as enjoyable as his last effort, if not more so…Besides telling a rip-roaring adventure, here Morris reflects brilliantly on some of the fundamental tenets of the Doctor’s character…When all’s said and done, Ghosts of India is a great read for a Doctor Who fan of any age.”


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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by J Dale Breedlove | 2/18/2014

    " Never could get into this book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by A Rae Crownover | 2/16/2014

    " This was a great story. I loved all the comparison and the interactions between The Doctor and Ghandi. Usually with these books, the secondary story doesn't interest me as much, but not this one. I was with them every step of the way. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sandy | 2/15/2014

    " Read with gusto by David Troughton. Abridged but I thought it was good as an abridegment. Interesting story using Gandi as one of the characters! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Siskoid Siskoid | 1/23/2014

    " Dove back into the New Series Doctor Who books this week, and managed to read two featuring the Doctor and Donna (who really gets shorted in the range, with 4 novels to every other companions' 12). Ghosts of India by Mark Morris brings the characters to 1947 India to meet Gandhi. As he showed in Forever Autumn, Morris has a knack for turning in books that read like the television episodes - slightly derivative but consistent. The regulars are a bit one-note for me - bitchy Donna and ADD Doctor - but he does a great Gandhi and brings in interesting friends and foes. The touching final scene is perhaps worth the price of admission. "

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About the Author
Author Mark Morris

Mark Morris has written tie-in novels for Hellboy, Spartacus, Doctor Who, and Torchwood, as well as novelizations for Vampire Circus and the game Dead Island. He has published a number of critically acclaimed novels, and in 2007 he won the British Fantasy Award for his anthology Cinema Macabre.

About the Narrator

David Troughton is an English actor who is known for his Shakespearean roles on the British stage and for his many roles on British television, including Dr. Bob Buzzard in A Very Peculiar Practice and Ricky Hanson in New Tricks. He lives in London with his wife, Ali.