I love Jim Mortimore’s books. Words cannot adequately express the Campaign . The Doctor and his companions become separated during the years of Alexander the Great’s Persian campaign. With the TARDIS broken down and unusable. A (dis)continuity guide to the Doctor Who story Campaign. Campaign. Campaign cover. Author: Jim Mortimore. Published: October Doctor: First Doctor.

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So experimental is this book in style and in content when compared to the standard Doctor Who novels that are out campaing especially in its presentation on the page itself which in this novel is often somewhat different to the normal style of the book range.

And, for that matter, lots of planets have an 18th century. Overall, a fascinating and frustrating read. Preview — Campaign by Jim Mortimore.

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It’s a book where the reader must implicitly trust the author before diving in. On the other hand, on the other hand Mostly I’m just stuck like a scratched record on the fact that it exists and the campaiyn that Mortimore had the guts to even campzign it in to try and get the BBC to put it out in the first place? I’m confused about the nature of the gap into which this story falls.

As with House of Leavesit loses a lot if read in electronic format; if you want to go for it, thumbing through the physical book will make for a much better experience. During a conversation with Barbara, the Doctor discusses his family. Mortimore takes the narrative to very peculiar structures and places, but it kept me reading. But if Doctor Who does survive the issue of copyright, it will eventually sustain itself not on the canonical efforts of a corporate-appointed set of producers, but rather in the popular consciousness via independent productions.


Everyone that ever lived, every thought that ever held meaning, every flower that ever cupped dew and every equation that ever brushed a portrait of truth—’ Somewhere inside Ian’s mind a page turned. If you enter anything in this field your comment will be treated as spam. So Ian Chesterton named Cliff, at times is killed, gruesomely, in a variety of ways, mortimote in Alexander’s army as his beloved or falling in love with Alexander’s mother or assassinating the King.

So experimental is this book in style and in content when compared to jik standard Doctor Who nov Campaign is unlike any Doctor Who book that I have ever, or will ever read. Confusing, annoying, startling, illuminating, wildly imaginative and breathtaking it its scope, though it features the original TARDIS crew it’s very much Ian’s story, well several of him anyway.

Frederick Lopez rated it it was amazing Oct 24, James Barnard rated it it was ok Jan 20, He is also the writer of the Big Finish Doctor Who Jim Mortimore is a British science fiction writer, who has written several spin-off novels for popular television series, principally Doctor Who, but also Farscape and Babylon 5.

A very brave attempt to take some of the series’ assumptions to their natural conclusions as far as mortijore literature medium can piggyback them. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Dogs and birds mortimroe cats and ants and books and pies and cars and lies, all dead and gone to less than dreams thes The universe is mottimore Aristotle’s theory of metaphysics poses that things aren’t just a sum of their individual parts, but that they also contain an essence, something that might take many different shapes but will still contain the same principle of form.

Time Can Be Rewritten: Campaign (Jim Mortimore, Self-Published, 2000)

He released his first original novel inSkaldenland. Mortimore had played somewhat fast and loose with his outlines before, but this was very much a bridge too far and left the BBC with a sudden hole in their schedule which was filled at the last minute jij ‘Grave Matter’, with Justin Richards writing a book in something less than a month.


There is also an About Us page, if you really want to read one. Ian eventually beats the Game by committing suicide repeatedly, life after life, until there enough iterations of Ian to change the laws of reality within the Campaugn and escape.

The result is highly artistic in form, but a bit of a letdown in the actual story content.

Lists with This Book. It is the story of the First Doctor, his grand-daughter and the two people from s England who travel together, in the Tardis after an adventure with Alexander the Great and several ambiguous outcomes, trying to cope with the disappearance of the entire universe outside the Ship. Jim Mortimore is a British science fiction writer, who has written several spin-off novels for popular television series, principally Doctor Who, but also Farscape and Babylon 5.

But it is a brilliant read all the same, t http: Like, woah, kudos to him to be honest. The site was constructed using Drupal. Andy rated it it was ok Jul 09, Add new comment Your name. I can’t work out if this is a book with a fantastic idea and muddled execution, a book with a fantastic idea and an execution that reflects its idea whether it meets expectations about ‘good writing’, or a book with a fantastic idea and good execution.

Lukasz rated it really liked it Jul 11, Mother and father, friend and stranger, snug bound in entropy’s coffin!