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Doctor Who: The Writer's Tale: The Final Chapter Paperback – 1 March 2010

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This book is a treasury of wit, of truthfulness, and of good sound storytelling sense, and well worth stealing from ― Philip Pullman

The Doctor Who Annual for adults ― The Guardian

You can douse all the other books about Who in lighter fuel and spark up your Zippo - this is all you need ― SFX

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The final word on the Russell T Davies era of Doctor Who - revised and updated with over 300 pages of new material.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ BBC EBURY; 1st edition (1 March 2010)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 736 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 184607861X
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1846078613
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 15.32 x 3.89 x 23.34 cm
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Russell T. Davies is one of the UK's foremost writers of television drama, creating groundbreaking shows such as Queer As Folk, Bob & Rose, and The Second Coming. He has been Head Writer and Executive Producer of Doctor Who since it returned to the BBC in 2005 and has written many of the new series' most memorable episodes. He was awarded an OBE in 2008 for services to drama. He divides his time between Cardiff and Manchester. Benjamin Cook is a journalist and regular contributor to Radio Times and Doctor Who Magazine. He has also been published in TV Zone, Cult Times and The Stage and is the author of Doctor Who: The New Audio Adventures - The Inside Story. He lives in London.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant - if you stick with it
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5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best Doctor Who books around.
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5.0 out of 5 stars This is not a writer's manual...
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3.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating for Whovians, but a little disappointing at the same time
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5.0 out of 5 stars Totally addictive. Great insight. Great writer
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