Doctor Who: The Many Hands Hardback
by Dale Smith
Part of the Doctor Who series
Edinburgh, 1759. The Nor' Loch is being filled in. If you ask the soldiers there, they'll tell you it's a stinking cesspool that the city can do without.
But that doesn't explain why the workers won't go near the place without an armed guard.
That doesn't explain why they whisper stories about the loch giving up its dead, about the minister who walked into his church twelve years after he died...It doesn't explain why, as they work, they whisper about a man called the Doctor. And about the many hands of Alexander Monro. Featuring the Tenth Doctor and Martha as played by David Tennant and Freema Agyeman in the hit Doctor Who series from BBC Television.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 256 pages
- Publisher: Ebury Publishing
- Publication Date: 10/04/2008
- Category: Science fiction
- ISBN: 9781846074226
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Review by SweetAmber
I just wanted to add that this story is actually kind of creepy feeling compared to the other new Who novels.
Review by momsnotall
The Doctor loved Rose but I liked Martha Jones so my first Doctor Who book had to be The Doctor and Martha. Doctor Who: The Many Hands by Dale Smith was one of the few Doctor books just waiting for me to read them so I picked it up and gave it a whirl. Smith captured The Doctor's voice so well, the spirit of the book and the TV show is the same and it reads like the roller coaster ride that most of the Television episodes show you.The Many Hands is fast, fun and highly entertaining. I flat out did not want to put it down, in the beginning there are zombies but of course as Martha and The Doctor dig deeper we find out that the "zombies" are in fact part of a sinister experiment being conducted by a local scientist and his "son" using alien technology. I love when Doctor Who links "real" history into their episodes and books in this one keep an eye open for Benjamin Franklin. This one gets two thumbs up I can't wait to pick up my next Doctor Who novel.
Review by bluesalamanders
Great reading by David Troughton, but I didn't particularly like the story.