The Black Archive #45: The Deadly Assassin
 

No. 45 of 54 in the The Black Archive books series
<< Previous     Next >>

Cover image for The Black Archive #45: The Deadly Assassin
By:Andrew Orton
Rating:  Awaiting 3 votes  Vote here
Review:  None yet  Add a review
Released:  1 July 2020
Publisher:  Obverse Books
ISBN:978-1-913456-08-5
Format: paperback
Owned:
Buy:
Order from Amazon.co.uk(Not currently available)
Order from Amazon.com(Not currently available)
Order from Amazon.ca(Unable to fetch price)
Obverse Books
eBay

Cover blurb:
'Through the millennia, the Time Lords of Gallifrey led a life of peace and ordered calm...'

The Deadly Assassin (1976) is a pivotal Doctor Who story, reimagining the Time Lords and established [sic] much of the continuity and iconography still used today. Arguably the defining script of Robert Holmes' prolific career, it showcases his gifts for worldbuilding, linguistic inventiveness and social satire. Though firmly grounded in 1970s politics, it also draws on older roots in Gothic fiction, film noir and Holmes' experience of the Second World War.

Andrew Orton is an artist, animator and audio producer who has written books about Doctor Who, Robin of Sherwood and Blake's 7.


THE BLACK ARCHIVE:
Book-length looks at single Doctor Who stories from 1963 to the present day

"A grandly ambitious thing to attempt with something as exhaustively detailed as (Doctor Who). But they actually manage it. Treat your bookshelf."
—Doctor Who Magazine


Go back

Active session = no / Cookie = no