The Ghosts of N-Space @ The TARDIS Library (Doctor Who books, DVDs, videos & audios)

The Ghosts of N-Space

No. 7 of 33 in the Missing Adventures novels series
<< Previous     Next >>

Cover image for The Ghosts of N-Space
By:Barry Letts
Rating:   4.3  (66 votes)  Vote here
Review:  Everyone is wrong about this book  Read more (4 in total)
Released:  February 1995
Publisher:  Virgin
Format: paperback
Order from
Used:  £22.00
Prices as of 23 Jun 09:30 GMT   More info
Order from to fetch price)
Order from
Used:  $10.52
Prices as of 23 Jun 09:30 GMT   More info

Note:  Novelisation of the BBC radio drama, which was recorded in 1994, but due to numerous delays was not broadcast until 1996 — hence the novelisation was released first (explaning the erroneous reference to a 1995 broadcast on the cover).

Cover blurb:
An original novel featuring the Third Doctor, Sarah Jane Smith and Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart.

‘When the barrier gives way this planet will be flooded by all the evil in N-Space. And, at the moment, I have no idea how to stop it.’

Sarah Jane Smith, on holiday with her chum Jeremy and a bad case of writer’s block, is amazed to find the Brigadier in the same part of Italy. He is there to help a distant relative whose tiny island home has been threatened by American mobster Max Vilmio.

When the ghosts that haunt the island’s crumbling castle are joined by less benign spectres, the Brigadier summons the Doctor — who discovers that the whole of mankind is threatened by the plans of the ruthless Vilmio and his mysterious, hooded henchman.

This adventure takes place between the television stories Death to the Daleks and The Monster of Peladon. As a radio play, scripted by Barry Letts, it is being broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in 1995 with Jon Pertwee, Elisabeth Sladen and Nicholas Courtney resuming their television roles as the Doctor, Sarah Jane and the Brigadier.

Barry Letts has had a long association with Doctor Who. He has written several scripts for television, a novelization of The Daemons, as well as the recent radio play The Paradise of Death. He was producer of the television series from 1970 to 1974.

Go back

Active session = no / Cookie = no