|Edition: ||UK (hardback)|
|Released: ||January 1980|
|Publisher: ||WH Allen|
No blurb on back cover. The dustjacket flaps contain the same blurb as the paperback edition, plus the following author blurb:
Terrance Dicks was born in 1935 and educated at East Ham Grammar School and Downing College, Cambridge.
After a spell in advertising the author became a full-time scriptwriter, first for radio, then television where for five years he was Script Editor of the 'Doctor Who' series. He is now a freelance author and writes many of the highly successful 'Doctor Who' books.
Terrance Dicks lives in Hampstead, London, is married and has three children.