The Shadows of Avalon

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The Shadows of Avalon
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AuthorPaul Cornell
SeriesDoctor Who book:
Eighth Doctor Adventures
Release number
Eighth Doctor
Fitz, Compassion, Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart, Romana III
PublisherBBC Books
Publication date
February 2000
Preceded byParallel 59 
Followed byThe Fall of Yquatine 

The Shadows of Avalon is a BBC Books original novel written by Paul Cornell and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Eighth Doctor, Fitz, Compassion, Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart, and Romana III.


The novel is a partial sequel to the Virgin New Adventures novel Happy Endings.


This is the only original novel in the BBC Books range written by Paul Cornell, who had written multiple books for the prior ranges from Virgin.

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