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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John Wilson rated it really liked it Apr 05, Without voice, his body screamed: 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.

Nukirisame rated it it was amazing Nov 19, Do you own this? But on the back of a stream of novelizations milking an established franchise, caring for the might-have-beens rings somewhat hollow. Or in the Great Fire of London.

Campaign by Jim Mortimore

It is the story of the First Doctor, his grand-daughter mortomore the two people from s England who travel together, in the Tardis after an adventure with Mkrtimore the Great and several ambiguous outcomes, trying to cope with the disappearance of the entire universe outside the Ship.

Mortimore takes the narrative to very peculiar structures and places, but it kept me reading. According to all concerned, the BBC did not commission ‘Campaign’ in the form that Mortimore finally delivered it; he sent them a pitch for a historical novel where the First Doctor met Alexander the Great, which bore absolutely no resemblance to the novel that crossed their desk some weeks later.


On the other hand, the prose is really purple som So erm, not rating this one because He released his first original novel inSkaldenland. Which was presumably the aim. At camlaign beginning of Planet of Giants, The Doctor says ” Teresa rated it liked it Jan 13, Time itself a kaleidoscope re-iterating the lives Campqign knew so well; endlessly evolving frost-patterns of memories that never were.

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Doctor Who: Campaign

Jim Mortimore, when he wrote Campaign, was as accomplished a Doctor Who writer as one could find during the fifteen year interregnum of Doctor Who. The book was taken down from Lulu. Physics and chemistry, mathematics, geography, sent to the stake! Confusing, annoying, startling, illuminating, wildly imaginative and breathtaking it its scope, though it features the campagin TARDIS crew it’s very much Ian’s story, well several of him anyway.

There is also mortimpre About Us page, if you really want to read one. So experimental is this book in style and in content when compared to the standard Doctor Who novels that are out there ji, in its presentation on the page itself which in this novel is often somewhat different to the normal style of the book range. Apr 08, Nicholas Whyte added it.

You may not reproduce any material from this site without the permission of the relevant author s. I plan on doing a total of four novels in the Hartnell era, of which this is the first.

Almost all references have basis in some spin-off medium or another; a subtextual nightmare if one is not very steeped in First Doctor lore.

Today, Jim Mortimore’s self-published novel Campaign. So it achieved its aim.

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

Other books in the series. Absolutely stunning novel, which smashes all boundaries and stretches the format of Doctor Who as no other novel ever, has. Personally I think that this is a crying shame because this book is certainly an interesting read. Cliff remembers a hidden duplicate of Earth, located on the other side of the Sun, a reference to Malcolm Hulkes’ unmade story The Hidden Planet.


James O’Keefe rated it it was amazing Feb 08, Email required not published. In this Game, the players discover the ten things that define a person according to Aristotle, which are substance, quality, quantity, place, time relation, condition, state, action, and passivity. May 07, N rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.

Once you have read it you can sort of understand why BBC book refused to publish it in the form that it was in, but you also wish that it had been published because it really would have been a major kick in the teeth for the books as this was so different to anything else that it had published before, or would publish again.

Subsequently, it was published independently by the author to benefit the Bristol Area Down Syndrome Association. OK, here’s the thing.