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|name=Doctor Who and the Monster of Peladon
 
 
|image=Monster of Peladon novel.jpg
 
|image=Monster of Peladon novel.jpg
|series=[[Target novelisation]]s
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|series=Publication Order
 
|number= 43 (given to later editions)
 
|number= 43 (given to later editions)
 
|doctor=Third Doctor
 
|doctor=Third Doctor
|companions= [[Sarah Jane Smith]]
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|companions= [[Sarah Jane Smith|Sarah]]
|enemy= [[Aggedor]]<br />[[Sskel]]<br />[[Azaxyr]]<br />[[Eckersley]]
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|enemy= [[Ettis]], [[Sskel]], [[Azaxyr]], [[Eckersley]]
|setting= [[Peladon]]
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|setting= [[Peladon]], [[3935]]
 
|writer= [[Terrance Dicks]]
 
|writer= [[Terrance Dicks]]
|publisher= [[Target Books]], [[W.H. Allen & Co]]
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|publisher= Target Books
|release date= [[4 February (releases)|4 February]] [[1980]]
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|publisher2= W.H. Allen
|format= Hardcover and paperback editions, 124 Pages
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|novelisation of= The Monster of Peladon
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|cover= [[Steve Kyte]]
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|release date= [[4 December (releases)|4 December]] [[1980 (releases)|1980]]
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|format= Hardcover and paperback editions; 12 Chapters, 124 Pages
 
|isbn= ISBN 0-426-20132-9
 
|isbn= ISBN 0-426-20132-9
|prev=Death to the Daleks (novelisation)
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|prev= Doctor Who and the Horns of Nimon (novelisation)
|next=Doctor Who and the Planet of the Spiders }}
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|next= Doctor Who and the Creature from the Pit (novelisation)
== Novelisation ==
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|series2 = [[Target novelisation]] numbering
* This novelisation is based on the original television serial [[TV]]: ''[[The Monster of Peladon]]'', written by [[Brian Hayles]] and shown from [[23 March (releases)|23 March]] [[1974]].
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|prev2= Doctor Who and the Masque of Mandragora (novelisation)
* The cover and information on the right are for the original Target edition. It features the artwork of [[Steve Kyte]]. (See below for information on editions with different covers).
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|next2= Doctor Who and the Mutants (novelisation)
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|series3 = [[List of Doctor Who television stories|TV series order]]
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|prev3=Death to the Daleks (novelisation)
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|next3=Doctor Who and the Planet of the Spiders
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'''''{{StoryTitle}}''''' was a novelisation based on the 1974 television serial ''[[The Monster of Peladon]]''.
   
 
== Publisher's summary ==
 
== Publisher's summary ==
=== 1980 edition ===
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=== 1980 Target Books edition ===
Fifty years after his first visit to [[Peladon]], [[Third Doctor|the Doctor]] returns to find that Queen [[Thalira]] has inherited a troubled kingdom from [[Peladon of Peladon|her father]].<br />
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Fifty years after his first visit to [[Peladon]], [[Third Doctor|the Doctor]] returns to find that Queen [[Thalira]] has inherited a troubled kingdom from [[Peladon of Peladon|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.<br />
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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.
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The Doctor uncovers a treacherous plot to steal the mineral wealth of Peladon, and is again confronted by his old enemies – the [[Ice Warrior]]s.
 
The Doctor uncovers a treacherous plot to steal the mineral wealth of Peladon, and is again confronted by his old enemies – the [[Ice Warrior]]s.
   
== Chapter Titles ==
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=== 1992 Target Books edition ===
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'YOU STAND ACCUSED OF BOTH SABOTAGE AND SACRILAGE. DO YOU WISH TO CONFESS BEFORE YOU DIE?'
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Fifty years after his first visit to Peladon, the Doctor returns to find that Queen Thalira has inherited a troubled kingdom from her father.
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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.
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The Doctor uncovers a treacherous plot to steal the mineral wealth of Peladon, and is again confronted by his old enemies – the Ice Warriors.
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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''.
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== Chapter titles ==
 
# Return to Peladon
 
# Return to Peladon
 
# Aggedor Strikes Again
 
# Aggedor Strikes Again
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== Deviations from televised story ==
 
== Deviations from televised story ==
''To be added''
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* The Ice Warriors' weapons are built into their armour.
   
 
== Writing and publishing notes ==
 
== Writing and publishing notes ==
''To be added''
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''to be added''
   
 
== Additional cover images ==
 
== Additional cover images ==
<gallery hideaddbutton="true" >
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<gallery position=center captionalign=center hideaddbutton="true" >
File:2MonsterPeladon.jpg|1992 edition; Cover by [[Alister Pearson]]
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File:HardbackMonsterOfPeladon.jpg|1980 Hardback edition
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File:PearsonMonsterOfPeladon.jpg|1992 edition.<br />Cover by [[Alister Pearson]]
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
 
== British publication history ==
 
== British publication history ==
''To be added''
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First Publication:
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* Hardback
'''First Publication:'''
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: W.H. Allen & Co. Ltd. UK
* Hardback
 
: W.H. Allen & Co. Ltd. UK
 
 
* Paperback
 
* Paperback
: Target
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: Target
'''Re-issues:'''
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Re-issues:
 
: 1992 Target Books / Virgin Publishing with a new cover by [[Alister Pearson]] priced £2.99 (UK)
 
: 1992 Target Books / Virgin Publishing with a new cover by [[Alister Pearson]] priced £2.99 (UK)
   
== Editions published outside Britain ==
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== External links ==
''To be added''
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''to be added''
 
   
== External links ==
 
* {{on target|1980/monster/80monste.htm|Doctor Who and the Monster of Pelodon}}
 
 
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[[Category:Third Doctor novels]]
 
 
[[Category:Target novelisations]]
 
[[Category:Target novelisations]]
 
[[Category:1980 novels]]
 
[[Category:1980 novels]]
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[[Category:Alpha Centauran novels]]
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[[Category:Ice Warrior novels]]
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[[Category:Sarah Jane Smith novels]]
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[[Category:Novels set on Peladon]]
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[[Category:Stories set in 3935]]

Latest revision as of 20:07, October 8, 2019

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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 Edit

1980 Target Books edition Edit

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 Edit

'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 Edit

  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 Edit

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

Writing and publishing notes Edit

to be added

Additional cover images Edit

British publication history Edit

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)

External links Edit

to be added

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