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Doctor Who and the Time Monster
Series: Doctor Who-
Target Novelisation
Release Number: 102
Doctor: Third Doctor
Companions: Jo Grant
Enemy: Kronos, Professor Thascalos / the Master, TOMTIT
Setting: Earth, Atlantis
Author: Terrance Dicks
Publisher: Target Books, W.H. Allen & Co
Publication: September 1985 (hardcover)
February 1986 (paperback)
Format: Hardcover and paperback editions, 151 Pages
ISBN: ISBN 0-426-20221-X
Previous Story: Doctor Who and the Mutants
Following Story: The Three Doctors



  • This novelisation is based on the original television serial DW: The Time Monster which was shown from 20th May 1972 and written by Robert Sloman.
  • The cover and information shown on the right is for the original Target novel and featured the artwork of Andrew Skilleter. (See below for information on other UK and international editions which published with a different cover).

Publisher's Cover Blurb

Outside the bounds of this world lives Kronos, the Chronivore – a mysterious creature that feeds on time itself. Posing as a Cambridge professor the Master intends to use Kronos in his evil quest for power. To stop him, the Doctor and Jo must journey back in time to Ancient Atlantis and to a terrifying confrontation within the Time Vortex itself. But can even the Doctor save himself from the awesome might of the Time Monster?


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Deviations from the Televised Story

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Author, Writing and Publishing Notes

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Associated Images

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Publishing History (UK)

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First Publication:

  • Hardback
W.H. Allen & Co. Ltd. UK
  • Paperback



International Editions

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External Sources


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