Return of the Living Dad

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Return of the Living Dad
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Author Kate Orman
Series Doctor Who book:
Virgin New Adventures
Release number
53
Subject Featuring:
Seventh Doctor
Chris, Roz, Bernice, Jason
Publisher Virgin Books
Publication date
August 1996
ISBN ISBN 0-426-20482-4
Preceded by Christmas on a Rational Planet
Followed by The Death of Art

Return of the Living Dad is an original novel written by Kate Orman and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Seventh Doctor, Chris and Roz, Bernice and Jason.[1][2]

Plot[edit]

Bernice Summerfield's father disappeared when she was seven years old, but during her honeymoon, a clue leads her to discover him 500 years in his past, in England in 1983.[3]

Notes[edit]

This novel's working title was Big Trouble in Little Chalfont.[4]

Paul Cornell had input into part of the story of Return of the Living Dad, while Orman inputted into the story of Cornell's Human Nature.

Reception[edit]

Readers of Doctor Who Magazine gave the novel a rating of 73.29% (from 805 votes).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shelf Life" (review) by Dave Owen, Doctor Who Magazine, #241 (July 1996)
  2. ^ Bibliography of Australian Literature, p587
  3. ^ Pearson, Lars (1999). I, Who: The Unauthorized Guide to Doctor Who Novels (1st ed.). Des Moines, Iowa: Mad Norwegian Press. ISBN 0-9673746-0-X. 
  4. ^ "Licence to Kill", by Matthew Jones, Doctor Who Magazine #252 (May 1997), p. 30
  5. ^ "The best (and worst) of Virgin", by Dave Owen, Doctor Who Magazine, #265 (May 1998)

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