The Pescatons
 

No. 153 of 156 in the Target novelisations series
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By:Victor Pemberton
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Released:  September 1991
Publisher:  Target
ISBN:0-426-20353-4
Format: paperback
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Note:  Novelisation of the 1976 audio drama. This and The Paradise of Death are the only non-TV adaptations included in the Target novelisation range.

Cover blurb:
An invasion of meteorites and an environmental crisis!

A scientific expedition has disappeared from the bed of the Thames Estuary, where a giant meteorite had landed years previously.

Having landed the TARDIS in the same vicinity, the Doctor and Sarah Jane are attacked at night by a vast, roaring creature.

Someting reminds the Doctor of his encounter with the marine denizens of the planet Pesca, but before long his worst fears are confirmed: strange meteorites are landing all over the world, and the Pescaton invasion has begun.

The Pescatons, starring Tom Baker as the Doctor and Elisabeth Sladen as Sarah Jane Smith, was released as an LP record in 1976, and re-released in 1985. Victor Pemberton, who wrote the original script for the LP, has been variously scriptwriter, script editor and novelizer of several Doctor Who television stories.


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