[[ BOOKS ]] ✭ Doctor Who: The Sensorites Author Nigel Robinson – Pimply.info

Doctor Who: The Sensorites The TARDIS Materialises On Board A Dark And Silent Spaceship As The Doctor, Susan, Ian And Barbara Penetrate The Craft S Eerie Gloom They Come Across What Appear To Be The Bodies Of Two Dead Astronauts But The Astronauts Are Far From Dead, And Are Living In Mortal Fear Of The Sensorites, A Race Of Telepathic Creatures From The Sense Sphere When The Lock Of The TARDIS Is Stolen The Doctor Is Forced Into An Uneasy Alliance With The Aliens And When He Arrives On The Sensorites Planet He Discovers That It Is Not Only The Humans Who Have Cause To Be Afraid

10 thoughts on “Doctor Who: The Sensorites

  1. says:

    I ve always had a soft spot for this much maligned story, The Sensorites are such wonderfully weird looking aliens But just like the TV adventure, this closely novelised tale falters once the story moves to their planet during the second half

  2. says:

    The Sensorites is a rather old Doctor Who novel and unlike all the other Doctor novels I ve read so far this year, it s actually just a novelization of an actual episode The good news is, at 143 pages, it s a very light read The bad news is, at 143 pag

  3. says:

    Now THIS is a class story Both in the sense of Sci Fi but also in the sense of Doctor Who The first Doctor here is a mervelous hero to which I have been informed is very unlike him up to this point kinda a turning point for him Athough many parts were predictable

  4. says:

    If I m perfectly honest, the tv episodes of The Sensorites did very little for me There were some nice moments, but it was very slow Robinson s novelisation actually improved on the story in this regard The pace picked up, and everything zipped along so that I ended up, fo

  5. says:

    Nicely paced and true to the episode I am slowly working my way through the Doctor Who novels and the Sensorites was next in line As an episode it is an odd mis mash with the first half almost tipping into horror, with echoes of the first Alien movie, but then reeling back into almo

  6. says:

    There s a lot to like here the opening is very mysterious and the Sensorites start off pretty interesting and novel I liked the plotline about the poisoned water supply, and Susan finally gets some good scenes where she starts growing up and thinkin about leading her life elsewhere, fairly co

  7. says:

    A solid story with some interesting intrigue, although it winds up being a littlecomplicated than it needed to be The quality of the novelization itself is good at times, such as the moments with the Doctor and Susan, but merely workmanlike at others, such as stretches where dialogue is described rathe

  8. says:

    An o.k adaptation of a fairly average Hartnell story The first half, set on the spaceship is very well done, and muchatmospheric than the later bits Once the action transfers down to the planet, it loses something Not a bad book by any means.

  9. says:

    Werepenguin Productions Content Description Keywords 1st Doctor, Barbara, Ian, Susan, Space Travel FutureContent Warnings NoneViolence and Gore Minor realistic blood from cuts, nosebleeds, split lips, bruises Profanity PG languageSex and Nudity NoneContent descriptions are provided without value judgments We want to maxim

  10. says:

    This was a real hide behind the couch kind of story The first half of the book features a lot of scary moments with creepy aliens on a dark and foreboding spacecraft The Doctor and his companions lose their access to the TARDIS of course while exploring this almost totally abandoned ship After discovering members of the crew either

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