The Man in the Velvet Mask

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The Man in the Velvet Mask
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Author Daniel O'Mahony
Series Doctor Who book:
Virgin Missing Adventures
Release number
Subject Featuring:
First Doctor
Set in Period between
The Savages and The War Machines[1][2]
Publisher Virgin Books
Publication date
February 1996
Pages 250
ISBN ISBN 0-426-20461-1
Preceded by Downtime
Followed by The English Way of Death

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]

External links[edit]



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