The Man in the Velvet Mask

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Doctor Who book
Book cover
The Man in the Velvet Mask
Series Virgin Missing Adventures
Release number 19
Featuring First Doctor
Writer Daniel O'Mahony
Publisher Virgin Books
ISBN ISBN 0-426-20461-1
Set between The Savages and The War Machines[1][2]
Number of pages 250
Release date February 1996

The Man in the Velvet Mask is an original novel written by Daniel O'Mahony and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. The novel features the First Doctor and Dodo.

The story is set in an alternate universe version of the French Revolution and features the Marquis de Sade as a prominent character. The author intended to write a direct sequel to this novel, a black comedy named Viet Cong! and set in 1916, but it was not commissioned.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ The Doctor's Timeline at The Whoniverse
  2. ^ Direct placement confirmed by cover blurb.