Doctor Who: The Shadow In The Glass: The History Collection

There s a neo nazi group using alien technology so the Brigadeer gets the Sixth Doctor to help him Aside from the fun of the Sixth Doctor getting to work with the Brig and lots of nice scenes between

There's a neo-nazi group using alien technology, so the Brigadeer gets the Sixth Doctor to help him.Aside from the fun of the Sixth Doctor getting to work with the Brig and lots of nice scenes between them, this is fairly blah story with only the occasional clever bit to keep you reading.Good Doctor Who: The Shadow In The Glass: The History Collection Creat Justin Richards Steve Cole is Kindle When a squadron of RAF Hurricanes shoots down an unidentified aircraft over Turelhampton, the village is immediately evacuated But why is the village still guarded by troops in 2001 When a television documentary crew break through the cordon looking for a story, they find they ve recorded than they d bargained for.Caught up in both a deadly conspiracy and a historicWhen a squadron of RAF Hurricanes shoots down an unidentified aircraft over Turelhampton, the village is immediately evacuated But why is the village still guarded by troops in 2001 When a television documentary crew break through the cordon looking for a story, they find they ve recorded than they d bargained for.Caught up in both a deadly conspiracy and a historical mystery, retired Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart calls upon his old friend the Doctor Half glimpsed demons watch from the shadows as the Doctor and the Brigadier travel back in time to discover the last, and deadliest, secret of the Second World War.An adventure set partly in the Second World War, featuring the Sixth Doctor as played by Colin Baker and Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart.. Justin Richards is a British writer He has written many spin off novels based on the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who, and he is Creative Director for the BBC Books range He has also written for television, contributing to Five s soap opera Family Affairs He is also the author of a series of crime novels for children about the Invisible Detective, and novels for older children His Doctor Who novel The Burning was placed sixth in the Top 10 of SFX magazine s Best SF Fantasy novelisation or TV tie in novel category of 2000.. The best Books Doctor Who: The Shadow In The Glass: The History Collection A brilliant and brutal tale of the fall of the third (and fourth) reich. If you're a Doctor Who fan and wear a tinfoil hat, keep a spare set of trousers handy when you read this because you are gonna ruin the ones you're wearing. The story has a pervasive, sombre atmosphere of mystery and doom and the book carries to a cracking good conclusion that actually surprised me with how beautifully it worked. My only complaint would be that the portrayal of Sixy seemed a bit subdued and a bit darker than I would have expected but it wasn't bad. A brilliant story with a shit load of surprises and a healthy helping of irony at the end.
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  1. Justin Richards is a British writer He has written many spin off novels based on the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who, and he is Creative Director for the BBC Books range He has also written for television, contributing to Five s soap opera Family Affairs He is also the author of a series of crime novels for children about the Invisible Detective, and novels for older children His Doctor Who novel The Burning was placed sixth in the Top 10 of SFX magazine s Best SF Fantasy novelisation or TV tie in novel category of 2000.

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  1. A brilliant and brutal tale of the fall of the third and fourth reich If you re a Doctor Who fan and wear a tinfoil hat, keep a spare set of trousers handy when you read this because you are gonna ruin the ones you re wearing The story has a pervasive, sombre atmosphere of mystery and doom and the book carries to a cracking good conclusion that actually surprised me with how beautifully it worked My only complaint would be that the portrayal of Sixy seemed a bit subdued and a bit darker than I w [...]


  2. nwhytevejournal 2524784mluniting the Sixth Doctor and the Brigadier in investigating the true facts of alien involvement in the death of Adolf Hitler It s generally well researched, but there is a little bit of a sense of historical box ticking, and a particularly egregious fridging at the end.


  3. There s a neo nazi group using alien technology, so the Brigadeer gets the Sixth Doctor to help him.Aside from the fun of the Sixth Doctor getting to work with the Brig and lots of nice scenes between them, this is fairly blah story with only the occasional clever bit to keep you reading.


  4. Why can t all Doctor Who books be like Shadow in the Glass Much like Festival of Death, Shadow in the Glass is timey wimey in all the best possible ways, its twists do not disappoint, and its characters act in a way that are consistent with what we expect from these characters.Except for maybe The Doctor, who, to be honest, is one of the least important elements of this story The Sixth Doctor is irascible, and often cowardly, and annoyingly pompous But The Doctor that is written here by Lyons an [...]


  5. I really enjoyed this book, perhaps because it was the first bit of fiction I d read for a couple of months But some lovely weaving of conspiracy theories into a sci fi plot, even if the sci fi element was a bit shakey the focus of the plot seemed very much on keeping it consistent with what is know of Hitler s last days.


  6. The 6th Doctor meets with the Brigadier and has to solve a mystery This mystery involves Hitler, a crashed spaceship and an unusual cult.This is a clever story with some very unforeseen twists in the plot The brigadier as always, is a highlight of the novel, and its nice to see how he works with the 6th Doctor The Hitler plot is very well done and does not turn out how you would think.A very good read.


  7. A strong entry in the series that posits a range of mysteries to do with what happened to Adolf Hitler at the end of the war, and did he somehow survive After reading of how this book was a last minute replacement to fill the schedule I am very suitably impressed how wholesome and well written this novel is despite its short gestation period The authors do a grand job of fleshing out the main characters of the Sixth Doctor, the Brigadier and Claire, and even the supporting characters get some go [...]


  8. The dedication and author s note will give the alert reader a hint as to why The Shadow In The Glass even exists it s a child of circumstance, a last minute replacement to fill a sudden gap in the ravenous two book per month schedule Doctor Who books were on Essentially it doesn t exist out of a burning desire to tell a story but to keep the schedule churning over.Given those circumstances it s successful than it has any right to be It s Doctor Who does The Boys From Brazil, with all sorts of t [...]


  9. Not fond of the initial opening chapters, with the mix of documentary and the paranormal ghost hunters aspect with the imps in the video footage Did enjoy the conspiracy aspects of the story and the way time travel was used as a means of investigating some of the plot I also loved the fact that UNIT is treated as an investigative force This give the Brigadier a reason for being involved in the development of the story, he also has an excellent foil in journalist Claire Aldwych Having these two w [...]


  10. reading up on the genesis of this book this one appears to be a stop gap option as the proposed book in this series was late.n that it is a far better book than it would have been.It started well in fact you find yourself a fair bit into the book before the Doctor or TARDIS appear which allows the plot to develop quite nicely before familiarity kicks in.It s a book that marries intergalactic impsNazis and an element of conspiracy theory a recipe that works as well as you would expect.Certainly a [...]


  11. I enjoyed probably the last 75 pages of this book and that s it Really, that s when the story actually gets going and becomes interesting The rest is an interminably long set up that didn t feel necessary This book could easily have been a novella and not a full on novel The Doctor was barely in it until the middle, which knocks it down even So, five stars for the final 3 5 chapters, and one star for the first 5 8 of the book for not being a very good Doctor Who novel it s a great story about t [...]


  12. A very surprising novel It starts off very claustrophobic and rural Englishd then transforms into an incredibly dense epic spanning WW2, Russia in the present day, and everyone from Churchill to Hitler It also has one hell of a tragic twisted conclusion for one of the guest charactersd you never see it coming.That said, I hold back a perfect rating because I m not convinced that the 6th Doctor was the right choice for this Past Doctor Adventure The far dashing heroic 5th and 8th incarnations wo [...]


  13. A bit less of the 6th Doctor than could have been here, and an unfortunate sort of throwaway death make this one a little below the bar Lethbridge Stewart is great fun to read, but with aliens, Hitler, energy fields and such, this one had a lot going on The circumstances under which it was written will explain some of this, but maybe it ought not have to be explained I think this would have made one hell of a two part story, though.


  14. So, it had to happen at some point We had to get the Doctor to meet Hitler The virtues of the book are that, as with most books and audios about Doctor 6, it is better than most the stories Colin Baker got to act in during the regular run of Doctor Who The authors use the freedom that novel writing offers to go back and forth in time convincingly The plot is perhaps complicated than it needs to be There is a nasty twist at the end of the book Overall, it is quite entertaining.


  15. Awarded this story three stars Would have been four but I got a bit confused three quarters of the way through, with regards to the aliens, but apart from that I really liked it.It is always good to have the Brigadier on board for an adventure, and this time was no different He and Six work well together, in my opinion.Nice but sad twist near the end which I never saw coming.




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