The War Machines
 

No. 136 of 156 in the Target novelisations series
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By:Ian Stuart Black
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Editions:  UK UK (1st paperback) | UK UK (2nd paperback)

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Edition: UK UK (1st paperback)
When:  February 1989
Publisher:  Target
ISBN:0-426-20332-1
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Cover blurb:
London, 1966 — when the TARDIS materialises outside the Post Office Tower the Doctor becomes aware of a powerful and evil force nearby, so he and the ever-curious Dodo set off to investigate.

Inside the tower they track down the source of power to Professor Brett and WOTAN, his revolutionary new computer.

Designed as a universal problem solver, WOTAN has suddenly begun to think for itself and has formulated a deadly plan. Using its phenomenal power it will programme humans to build mobile fighting computers, and with these indestructible war machines WOTAN will take over the world...

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Edition: UK UK (2nd paperback)
When:  November 1992
Publisher:  Target
ISBN:0-426-20332-1
Format: paperback
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Note:  Same ISBN as previous paperback edition.

Cover blurb:
He stood in a trance before the computer. 'What do you want of me?' he asked.

London, 1966. The TARDIS materializes outside the Post Office Tower and the Doctor becomes aware of a powerful and evil force nearby. Inside the tower the Doctor and the ever-curious Dodo track down the source of power to Professor Brett and WOTAN, his revolutionary new computer.

Designed as a universal problem solver, WOTAN has suddenly begun to think for itself, and has formulated a deadly plan. Using its phenomenal power it will program humans to build mobile fighting computers,and with these indestructible war machines WOTAN will take over the world.

First broadcast in 1966, The War Machines introduced companions Ben and Polly, and was written by Ian Stuart Black, who also wrote The Savages.



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