By Lawrence Miles,Tat Wood,Lars Pearson

Constituting the most important reference paintings on "Doctor Who" ever written, the multi-volume "About Time" strives to turn into the last word reference advisor to the world's longest-running technology fiction application. Written via Lawrence Miles ("Faction Paradox") and long-time sci-fi commentator Tat wooden, "About Time" makes a speciality of the continuity of "Doctor Who" (its characters, alien races and the like), but additionally examines the express as a piece of social remark. particularly, Miles and wooden dissect the politics and social concerns that formed the exhibit in the course of its extraordinary 26-year run (from 1963 to 1989), detailing how the problems of the day inspired this sequence. As a part of this grand opus, approximately Time five examines "Doctor Who" Seasons 18 to 21 (1980 to 1984)-the finish of Tom Baker's time with the convey, the full of the Peter Davison period and the creation of Colin Baker because the health practitioner. between different issues, approximately Time five solutions such very important "Who" questions as "Why Are There such a lot of Doubles within the Universe?" and "Which tales Have the simplest Body-Counts?"

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