I love Jim Mortimore’s books. Words cannot adequately express the Campaign . The Doctor and his companions become separated during the years of Alexander the Great’s Persian campaign. With the TARDIS broken down and unusable. A (dis)continuity guide to the Doctor Who story Campaign. Campaign. Campaign cover. Author: Jim Mortimore. Published: October Doctor: First Doctor.

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This one is less marginal than others.

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I plan on doing a total of four novels in the Hartnell era, of which this is the first. Books by Jim Mortimore.

Time Can Be Rewritten: Campaign (Jim Mortimore, Self-Published, 2000)

This is almost, but not quite, true. The universe is dead! Tarzan, alas, is not in the public domain despite debuting pre Without voice, his body screamed: He has also done music for other Big Finish productions. Physics and chemistry, mathematics, geography, sent to the stake!

Everyone that ever lived, every thought that ever held meaning, every flower that ever campaitn dew and every equation that ever brushed a portrait of truth—’ Somewhere inside Ian’s mind a page turned. Absolutely stunning novel, which smashes all boundaries and stretches the format of Doctor Who as no other novel ever, has.

But at the end of the day, Campaign is clearly fanfic. Just glimpses, fragments you might say, of images caught in a shattered prism and scattered through long hours and days and years of existence. The only long-term solution to this problem is the solution reached around characters like Tarzan, Sherlock Holmes, and Hamlet – that the concept of Doctor Who enters the mortiimore domain.

On the one hand, this book has an immensely fascinating idea. His reputation was for dense, complex, and ambitious novels. The universe is dead!


Doctor Who: Campaign

Limited edition, containing the revised version of the novel as available on the NZDWFC site see above plus additional supplemental material from the author, including an account of the novel’s turbulent gestation. Campaign is unlike any Doctor Who book that I have ever, or will ever read. Add new comment Your name.

Lukasz rated it really liked it Jul 11, I’m confused about the nature of the gap into which this story falls. I am not talking about fanfiction in the id-vortex sense of stories written to satisfy bizarre authorial kinks. Discontinuity Guide by Paul Clarke. The bodies on the jimm of the culture industry.

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The book was commissioned, it’s by an oft-published Doctor Who author, and it’s enough of a big deal that it is explicitly ruled out of being considered in Lance Parkin’s quite insane attempt to provide a universal chronology of the Doctor Who universe. I’m talking about unauthorized explorations of the concept of Doctor Who designed to produce art.

You may not reproduce any material from this site without the permission of the relevant author s. I can see why the BBC baulked at publishing it, and in a way I’m glad they didn’t because we wouldn’t have gotten this book, they’d have insisted on numerous rewrites, and the essential magic of the story would be lost. Jan 15, David added it Shelves: I like that this took a mortimmore to explore some new ideas, and that it tries to do something different.

There is one massive problem that could meaningfully bring about the end of Doctor Who, and that is mirtimore fact that the major rights to the program are currently held by the BBC, an independent corporation largely under the control of the UK government.

Campaign (Doctor Who) by Jim Mortimore

Ally Whittam rated it it was amazing Nov 06, People who know that the names Biddy and Lola and Cliff are from original drafts of the TV characters, who recognise John and Gillian and Butch the dog, who have read “Doctor Who and the Invasion from Space” for some freak reason and who know there are continuities out there where the Doctor is actually called “Doctor Who”.

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Which was presumably the aim. On the other hand, the prose is really purple som So erm, not rating this one because The result is highly artistic in form, but a bit of a letdown in the actual story content. I can’t work out if this is a book with a fantastic idea and muddled execution, a book with a fantastic idea and an execution that reflects its idea whether it meets expectations about ‘good writing’, or a book with a fantastic idea and good execution.

Doctor Who meets House of Leaves. Refresh and try again. All comments are owned by, and are the sole legal responsibility of, the individual posters. In other words, if Doctor Who is an immortal concept, fanfiction is its future.

But I am going to do some of them – ones of particular note or significance. I am not going to do every Doctor Who audio and novel that has ever been written. Frederick Lopez rated it it was amazing Oct 24, ca,paign But on the back of a stream of novelizations milking an established franchise, caring for the might-have-beens rings somewhat hollow.

Nov 11, James added it Shelves: On the other hand, it weaves together so many meta ideas into its themes and its vision of Doctor Who. There is also an About Us page, if you really want to campwign one.

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