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Doctor Who and the Monster of Peladon was a novelisation based on the 1974 television serial The Monster of Peladon.

Publisher's summary[]

1980 Target Books edition[]

Fifty years after his first visit to Peladon, the Doctor returns to find that Queen Thalira has inherited a troubled kingdom from her father.

Membership of the Galactic Federation was expected to bring peace and prosperity to the planet, but the spirit of the sacred monster Aggedor is once more spreading terror and death.

The Doctor uncovers a treacherous plot to steal the mineral wealth of Peladon, and is again confronted by his old enemies – the Ice Warriors.

1992 Target Books edition[]

'YOU STAND ACCUSED OF BOTH SABOTAGE AND SACRILAGE. DO YOU WISH TO CONFESS BEFORE YOU DIE?'

Fifty years after his first visit to Peladon, the Doctor returns to find that Queen Thalira has inherited a troubled kingdom from her father.

Membership of the Galactic Federation was expected to bring peace and prosperity to the planet, but the spirit of the sacred monster Aggedor is once more spreading terror and death.

The Doctor uncovers a treacherous plot to steal the mineral wealth of Peladon, and is again confronted by his old enemies – the Ice Warriors.

This is a novelization by Terrance Dicks of the original television series by Brian Hayles, who was also the author of The Curse of Peladon.

Chapter titles[]

  1. Return to Peladon
  2. Aggedor Strikes Again
  3. The Fugitives
  4. The Hostage
  5. The Wrath of Aggedor
  6. The Intruder
  7. The Ice Warriors
  8. The Madman
  9. The Return of Aggedor
  10. Trapped in the Refinery
  11. The Threat
  12. Aggedor's Sacrifice

Deviations from televised story[]

  • The Ice Warriors' weapons are built into their armour.

Writing and publishing notes[]

to be added

Additional cover images[]

British publication history[]

First Publication:

  • Hardback
W.H. Allen & Co. Ltd. UK
  • Paperback
Target

Re-issues:

1992 Target Books / Virgin Publishing with a new cover by Alister Pearson priced £2.99 (UK)

Audiobook[]

This Target Book was released as an audiobook on 5 March 2020 complete and unabridged by BBC Audio and read by Jon Culshaw.

The Cover blurb and thumbnail illustrations were retained in the accompanying booklet with sleevenotes by David J. Howe. Music and sound effects by Simon Power.

External links[]

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