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Doctor Who: Hornets' Nest 2 - The Dead Shoes

Dramatisation
Auteur Paul Magrs
Voorlezer Tom Baker, Richard Franklin, Susan Jameson, Clare Corbett, Christian Rodska
Speelduur 1u 4m 56s
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Beschrijving

Visiting the English seaside town of Cromer in the summer of 1932, the Doctor happens upon the strange world of the Cromer Palace of Curios. The young Ernestina Scott is unusually beguiled by one of the museum’s exhibits, and when the Doctor befriends her, they unwittingly embark upon a terrifying escapade.

Chased by animated dolls through a nightmarish model house, the Doctor realises he is being hunted by a familiar enemy. The unmistakable sound of hornets is in the air, and they are keen to speak to him. Overseeing this game of cat and mouse is the Palace of Curios’ curator –a certain Mrs Wibbsey...

With Tom Baker as the Doctor, Richard Franklin as Mike Yates, Susan Jameson as Mrs Wibbsey, Clare Corbett as Ernestina, and Christian Rodska as the Reverend Small, The Dead Shoes is the second of five linked stories written by the acclaimed Paul Magrs.

Details

UitgeverBBC Audiobooks
Publicatiedatum 31 juli 2012
ISBN 9781408424964
Taal Engels
Speelduur 1u 4m 56s
Bestandsgrootte 70 MB
Formaat mp3 download en geschikt voor de Luisterrijk app

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Over de auteur
Photo Paul Magrs
Paul Magrs

Paul Magrs (1969) is a writer and lecturer. He lives with his partner, author and lecturer Jeremy Hoad. Magrs is the author of numerous fiction and non-fiction works.

His first published writing was the short story Patient Iris, published 1995 in New Writing Four (edited by A. S. Byatt and Alan Hollinghurst). This was soon followed by his debut novel, Marked for Life, the same year. Other novels include Strange Boy (2003) and To the Devil — a Diva! (2004) and he has also published several short stories. With Julia Bell, he edited several issues of the University of East Anglia's Pretext.

He is also the author of four books in the BBC Doctor Who novel range, to which he introduced the character Iris Wildthyme, although she had originally been created in his unpublished first novel, which was named after her. He is the editor of a short story collection featuring the character, entitled Wildthyme on Top, released in 2005 by Big Finish Productions, for whom he has also written short stories and audio plays. He is also the author of a Doctor Who New Series Adventure, Sick Building, as well as a forthcoming second audio featuring The Eighth Doctor and Lucie Miller.

Magrs' novel Exchange was nominated for the 2006 Booktrust Teenage Prize and was longlisted for the 2007 Carnegie Medal. His Doctor Who novel, Sick Building, has made the shortlist for the Doncaster Book Award.

Magrs is Senior Lecturer in English Literature and Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University, where he began work in 2004 having formerly taught at the University of East Anglia. He did his PhD at the University of Lancaster.

Magrs' non-fiction work includes The Creative Writing Coursebook, with Julia Bell and Andrew Motion, published 2001.

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