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The Television Companion

The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to Doctor Who

by David J. Howe

  • 96 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Telos Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Encyclopaedias & Reference Works,
  • Fantasy,
  • Films, cinema,
  • Science Fiction,
  • Television - Guides & Reviews,
  • Reference,
  • Fiction,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Fiction / Science Fiction / Adventure,
  • Science Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages751
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8769364M
    ISBN 101903889529
    ISBN 109781903889527
    OCLC/WorldCa59332938

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