• This novelisation is based on the original television serial TV: The Monster of Peladon, written by Brian Hayles and shown from 23 March 1974.
  • 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).

Publisher's summary

1980 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.

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

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British publication history

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First Publication:

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


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

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