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Doctor Who: Winner Takes All - Jacqueline Rayner
Doctor Who: Winner Takes All
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Format: kindle
Pages no: 259
Edition language: English
Series: Doctor Who: New Series Adventures (#3)
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Fangs for the Fantasy
Fangs for the Fantasy rated it
2.5 Winner Takes All (Doctor Who: New Series Adventures #3) by Jacqueline Rayner
If you're in your forties, this book will probably feel a lot to you like the plot of The Last Starfighter. Desperate to gain an upper hand on the Mantodeans, the Quevvils, who look like giant porcupines have distributed a video game, promising humans vacations and fabulous prizes if they play it. I...
Yzabel rated it
2.5 Winner Takes All
2.5 stars. Pretty enjoyable in general--with Rose making herself useful and all--but the parts with Mickey felt more like plot devices than really ¨believable¨ (as far things get believable in the Whoverse anyway), and the aliens were, uh, ridiculous. Not supposed to be, OK. Still. Giant porcupines ...
megancsparks rated it
While the premise of this novel and the aliens are a bit silly, I think this book did better than any Doctor Who novel I've read thus far in accurately portraying the characters; their voices definitely shine through. The mostly present-day-Earth based setting added nice accessibility to the plot as...
Worlds Inside Books
Worlds Inside Books rated it
4.0 Doctor Who: Winner Takes All
The Doctor and Rose land on Earth to visit Rose’s mother. What they find is a new video game, “Death to Mantodeans”, that is not as harmless and innocent as it looks like. This video game is a prize to be given to people who find a message in a card.Winning in the video game is almost impossible. In...
What I'm reading
What I'm reading rated it
2.0 Doctor Who Winner Takes All
This is a rescue Rose story but Rose kinda rescues herself. Much like the series. I like the underlined horror in this one not described but imagined. What awaited the "winner" in the game you could imagine vividly. I know I did. This was my last Nine and Rose book. I still had a Nine, Rose, Jack le...
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