Doctor Who: Apollo 23
'For a few moments this afternoon, it rained on the moon...'An astronaut in full spacesuit appears out of thin air in a busy shopping centre. Maybe it's a publicity stunt. A photo shows a well-dressed woman in a red coat lying dead at the edge of a crater on the dark side of the moon - beside... show more
'For a few moments this afternoon, it rained on the moon...'An astronaut in full spacesuit appears out of thin air in a busy shopping centre. Maybe it's a publicity stunt. A photo shows a well-dressed woman in a red coat lying dead at the edge of a crater on the dark side of the moon - beside her beloved dog 'Poochie'. Maybe it's a hoax. But as the Doctor and Amy find out, these are just minor events in a sinister plan to take over every human being on earth. The plot centres on a secret military base on the moon - that's where Amy and the TARDIS are.The Doctor is back on Earth, and without the TARDIS there's no way he can get to the moon to save Amy and defeat the aliens. Or is there? The Doctor discovers one last great secret that could save humanity: Apollo 23.A thrilling, all new adventure featuring the Doctor and Amy, as played by Matt Smith and Karen Gillan in the hit Doctor Who series from BBC Television
Publish date: July 31st 2010
Publisher: BBC Digital
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Series: Doctor Who: New Series Adventures (#37)
This is the first Doctor Who book i've read with the 11th Doctor. It was okay but not great. I think i might get some of the later books featuring 11.
British writers who want to use “Americanisms” really should do their research. That being said, it was really my only problem with the book, and it was a very minor annoyance. Apollo 23 is a straightforward, fun sci-fi adventure with the Doctor and Amy. The story starts out strong, with an intrig...
Interesting story. Well done, you could definitely see both characters come to life as they might have on screen. Interesting scenario which takes them out of England (for once) and actually interacting with Americans. All in all a fun read.
This book is written well, so much so you can visualise it easily as an actual episode. The characterisation is perfect - though Amy could use a tiny bit of work, I guess, if I was to be brutal and truthful... but really, I found her very good. She may not have always sounded like Amy would, but she...