Fiction

Doctor Who: The English Way of Death

Author: Gareth Roberts

Publisher: Random House

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 764

The Doctor, Romana and K-9 are hoping for a holiday in London in the sweltering summer of 1930. But the TARDIS is warning of time pollution. And that’s not the only problem. What connects the isolated Sussex resort of Nutchurch with the secret society run by the eccentric Percy Closed? Why has millionaire Hepworth Stackhouse dismissed his staff and hired assassin Julia Orlostro? And what is the truth behind the infernal vapour known only as Zodaal? With the heat building, the Doctor and his friends set out to solve the mysteries. An adventure set in 1930s London, featuring the Fourth Doctor as played by Tom Baker and his companions Romana and K-9.
Fiction

The English Way of Death

Author: Gareth Roberts

Publisher: Random House

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 279

View: 187

The Doctor, Romana, and K-9 are hoping for a holiday in London in the sweltering summer of 1930. But the TARDIS is warning of time pollution. And that's not the only problem. What connects the isolated Sussex resort of Nutchurch with the secret society run by the eccentric Percy Closed? Why has millionaire Hepworth Stackhouse dismissed his staff and hired assassin Julia Orlostro? And what is the truth behind the infernal vapour known only as Zodaal? With the heat building, the Doctor and his friends set out to solve the mysteries. An adventure set in 1930s London, featuring the Fourth Doctor as played by Tom Baker and his companions Romana and K-9.

Doctor Who-Guide 2/3

Author: Compiled from Wikipedia pages and published by Dr Googelberg

Publisher: Lulu.com

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Performing Arts

Doctor Who

Author: Lance Parkin

Publisher: Virgin Books Limited

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 273

View: 688

At last, the complete timeline of the Doctor Who universe, from Event One to the universe's final destruction billions of years in the future. This essential reference work reveals the full story of the Daleks, the Cybermen and the Time Lords--as well as a comprehensive history of Earth and humankind, from primitive African tribes to galactic conquest. With dates ranging from the obvious to the obscure, this book is truly an indispensable guide to the world of Doctor Who.
History

The Tsar's Doctor

Author: Mary McGrigor

Publisher: Birlinn

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 224

View: 842

Born in Kincardine in 1767, James Wylie became one of the most celebrated doctors in Europe and the centre of two of the most fascinating and enduring conspiracy theories in Russian history. Having performed the first tracheotomy operation to be carried out in Russia on Count Kutaisof, one of the Tsar Paul I's favourites, Wylie was made the Tsar's personal doctor. When the Tsar was assassinated in March 1801, Wylie made his first steps into infamy when he signed the death certificate, mysteriously giving apoplexy, in place of strangulation, as the cause. Wylie went on to serve the Tsar's son, Alexander I, devotedly for twenty-four years; he was with him at Tilsit, when he concluded a treaty with Napoleon and was as a field surgeon at the battles of Austerlitz, Jenna and at Borodino where he reputedly carried out 200 operations on the field. Tolstoy is thought to have made him the doctor who features in "War and Peace". Following Napoleon's defeat, Wylie accompanied Alexander on his triumphant entry into Paris and subsequently went with him to England, where the Prince Regent knighted him at the Tsar's special request. Following the Treaty of Vienna, Alexander returned to Russia before travelling to the Crimea - where he contracted Crimean fever. In spite of Wylie's protestations, the Tsar refused to take any form of medication and died soon afterwards. Once again Wylie signed the death certificate, but rumour soon spread through the Empire that the Tsar, who had become intensely religious, had escaped to live in Siberia where, some time later, he emerged as a visionary monk. In "The Tsars' Doctor", Mary McGrigor unravels the many mysteries surrounding Wylie's life and his involvement with the Romanov dynasty, using contemporary evidence and Wylie's own diaries to examine the details of his great achievements and his participation in several of the most momentous events in 19th century Russian history.
Fiction

The English Doctor

Author: John Bates

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 150

View: 417

A young doctor and his wife come to Belize, devastated by Hurricane Hattie in 1961. He is posted to a town near the Guatemalan border as District Medical Officer. Guatemala has a civil war. It also claims Belize es nuestro! Belize is ours! Paratroops for the failed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba in April 1962 had flown from Guatemalan airfields. Survivors continue training there, planning further attacks against Cuba. British intelligence agents have infiltrated these commando groups. The English Doctor finds evidence for a commando attack against a sworn enemy. Terrorists surround his clinic to kidnap him for interrogation. Unfortunately the anti-Castro commandos succeed in their mission.
Legislation

Papers by Command

Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Legislation

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Philosophy

Doctor Who and Philosophy

Author: Courtland Lewis

Publisher: Open Court

ISBN:

Category: Philosophy

Page: 288

View: 645

Not only is Doctor Who the longest-running science fiction TV show in history, but it has also been translated into numerous languages, broadcast around the world, and referred to as the “way of the future” by some British politicians. The Classic Doctor Who series built up a loyal American cult following, with regular conventions and other activities. The new series, relaunched in 2005, has emerged from culthood into mass awareness, with a steadily growing viewership and major sales of DVDs. The current series, featuring the Eleventh Doctor, Matt Smith, is breaking all earlier records, in both the UK and the US. Doctor Who is a continuing story about the adventures of a mysterious alien known as “the Doctor,” a traveller of both time and space whose spacecraft is the TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimensions in Space), which from the outside looks like a British police telephone box of the 1950s. The TARDIS is “bigger on the inside than on the outside”—actually the interior is immense. The Doctor looks human, but has two hearts, and a knowledge of all languages in the universe. Periodically, when the show changes the leading actor, the Doctor “regenerates.”

The Death of Ivan Ilych

Author: Leo Tolstoy

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 133

View: 283

Leo Tolstoy's classic life-affirming tale of denial and acceptance, The Death of Ivan Ilych'СÐ1⁄4ÐμÑÑÑ ÐÐ2аÐ1⁄2а ÐлÑÐ ̧Ñа is presented for the first time in English-Russian parallel text, complete and unabridged. Ivan Ilych learns of his impending death. How he deals with it and his glorious realization at the end are examples of Tolstoy's great insights into the human experience'filled with the author's vigorous style that has resonated with readers for over a century. Chapter illustrations feature the artwork of Tolstoy's contemporary, artist Ilya Yefimovich Repin.The Bilingual Library presents the world's classics in parallel text. Each page in the original language is mirrored by its English translation on the facing page. Series editor D. Bannon is a member of the American Literary Translators Association and the American Translators Association.
Religion

The Study of Dying

Author: Allan Kellehear

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Religion

Page: 284

View: 986

A multidisciplinary introduction to the topic of dying, providing insights from medicine, social sciences and humanities.
Law

English Law in the Age of the Black Death, 1348-1381

Author: Robert C. Palmer

Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 472

View: 602

Robert Palmer's pathbreaking study shows how the Black Death triggered massive changes in both governance and law in fourteenth-century England, establishing the mechanisms by which the law adapted to social needs for centuries thereafter. The Black De
Fiction

The English at the North Pole

Author: Jules Verne

Publisher: The Floating Press

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 257

View: 837

Sail alongside fearless explorer Captain Hatteras and his crew as they set forth on a journey to the North Pole. This action-adventure tale from beloved writer Jules Verne is chock-full of the kind of imaginative details and historical verisimilitude that propelled him to literary fame.