Silver Nemesis was a novelisation based on the 1988 television serial Silver Nemesis.

This adaptation of the twenty-fifth anniversary Doctor Who story has the distinction of being the final novelisation to be published during the run of the original series.

Publisher's summary Edit

1989 edition Edit

Launched into space 350 years ago, a meteor is returning to Earth – and inside it waits Nemesis, a silver statue made of the living metal validium, the most dangerous substance in the Universe.

Evil powers await the statue's return: the neo-nazis de Flores and his stormtroopers; Lady Peinforte, who saw Nemesis exiled in 1638 and has propelled herself forward in time; and the advance party of a Cyberman invasion force.

And in the garden of a Windsor pub, the Doctor and Ace are enjoying the timeless sounds of a jazz quartet ...

This story celebrates 25 years of Doctor Who on television.

Deviations from televised story Edit

Writing and publishing notes Edit

  • The swastika symbol was far more visable in Alister Pearson's original cover design before being scaled down and given less prominence in the final cover.
  • Dedication: “For D H F Somerset with all my gratitude”

Additional cover images Edit

to be added

British publication history Edit

First Publication: Paperback (November 1989)

  • Target / W.H. Allen & Co. Ltd. One single paperback edition, (estimated print run: 22,000) priced £1.99 (UK.

Re-issues: (September 1993)

  • Target / Virgin Publishing. One single paperback edition, priced £3.50 (UK)featuring a new cover by Alistair Pearson.

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