Amorality Tale
 

No. 52 of 76 in the BBC Past Doctor books series
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By:David Bishop
Doctor:  3rd
Rating:   6.7  (96 votes)  Vote here
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Editions:  1st | 2nd

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Edition: 1st
When:  April 2002
ISBN:0-563-53850-3
Format: paperback
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Cover blurb:
'Those people that die must die. It's history, it's already happened and there's nothing we can do to prevent it, Sarah.'

East End gangster Tommy Ramsey emerges from prison in 1952, determined to retake control of his territory on the streets of Shoreditch. But new arrivals theaten his grip on all illegal activity in the area.

An evangelical minister at St Luke's Church is persuading people to seek redemption for their sins. A new gang is claiming the streets for their own. And a watchmender called Doctor John Smith is leading a revolt against the Ramsey Mob's protection racket.

But when Tommy strikes back against his enemies, a far more terrifying threat is revealed. Within hours the city's air begins turning into nerve gas and thousands are killed by the choking fumes. London is dying...

This novel features the Third Doctor and Sarah Jane Smith.

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Edition: 2nd
When:  12 February 2015
ISBN:978-1-84990-904-4
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Note:  One of 8 "History Collection" reprints published simultaneously. The others were: The Witch Hunters (1st Doctor), The Roundheads (2nd Doctor), The English Way of Death (4th Doctor), The Shadow in the Glass (6th Doctor), Human Nature (7th Doctor), The Stone Rose (10th Doctor) and Dead of Winter (11th Doctor).

Cover blurb:
'THE DOCTOR IS A LEGEND WOVEN THROUGHOUT HISTORY.'

When gangster Tommy Ramsey is released from prison, he is determined to retake control of his East End territory. But new arrivals threaten his grip on illegal activity in the area. An evangelical minister is persuading people to seek redemption for their sins. A new gang is claiming the streets. And a watchmender called Smith is leading a revolt against the Ramsey Mob's protection racket.

When Tommy strikes back at his enemies, a far more terrifying threat is revealed. Within hours the city's air turns into nerve gas and thousands succumb to the choking fumes. London is dying...

AN ADVENTURE SET IN 1950s LONDON, FEATURING THE THIRD DOCTOR AS PLAYED BY JON PERTWEE AND HIS COMPANION SARAH JANE SMITH.



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