Tag: Amy Pond

Doctor Who: The Water Thief

Doctor Who: The Water Thief

by Jacqueline Rayner (BBC, 2012)

Rayner_Doctor Who Water Thief

Like many Eleventh Doctor authors, Rayner enjoys capturing the superficial interactions between the Doctor, Amy and Rory, yet never manages to portray a convincing threat. The monster of the day is little more than an arbitrarily functioning excuse to explore Ancient Egypt.

 

 

Doctor Who: Night of the Humans

Doctor Who: Night of the Humans

by David Llewellyn (BBC, 2010)

Llewellyn_Night of the Humans

Whatever the story’s merits (the Doctor and Amy encounter shipwrecked aliens and bestial humans on a rubbish gyre in space), the writing makes this impossible to persist with. Not even by order of Terrance Dicks should young adult books be so unsophisticated.