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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (131 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Malcolm Hulke Narrator: David Troughto Publisher: BBC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Doctor Who Series Release Date:
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David Troughton reads this thrilling novelization of a classic Doctor Who adventure.

Mud, barbed wire, the smell of death …

The year is 1917 and the TARDIS has materialized on the western front during the First World War. Or has it? For very soon the Doctor finds himself pursued by the soldiers of Ancient Rome; and then he and his companions are reliving the American Civil War of 1863. And is this really Earth, or just a mock-up created by the War Lords? As Doctor Who solves the mystery, he has to admit he is faced with an evil of such magnitude that he cannot combat it on his own—he has to call for the help of his own people, the Time Lords. So, for the first time, it is revealed who is Doctor Who—a maverick Time Lord who “borrowed” the TARDIS without permission. By appealing to the Time Lords he gives away his position in time and space. Thus comes about the trial of Doctor Who …

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About the Author
Author Malcolm HulkeMalcolm Hulke (1924–1979) was a British television writer and author of the industry “bible,” Writing for Television in the 70s. He is remembered chiefly for his work on Doctor Who, as well as his contributions to many popular television series of the era.
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.