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Wednesday, 25 June 2008

The Time Traveller's Almanac

BBC Books has released details about the forthcoming Doctor Who publication The Time Traveller's Almanac.

Who are the eminent artists of the 16th, 19th or 21st centuries?

How was the Doctor involved in the eruption of Vesuvius?

What are the mysteries of Carrionite science?

Where do the Daleks come from?


Answers to all of these questions and many more are found in The Time Traveller’s Almanac – the ultimate intergalactic fact-finder.

Drawing on resources far and wide, from the beginning of time to the end of the universe, The Time Traveller’s Almanac is the ultimate guide to the world of Doctor Who.

From the Fall of Troy to the Apollo Moon Landing, Shakespeare and Agatha Christie to the Gelth and the Reapers, it tracks key events throughout history and includes tales of great lives, explanations of important issues in science, technology and the arts, and retells the stories that have defined each era.  

It explores parallel versions of the planet Earth; counts sightings of Captain Jack Harkness through history; relives the Doctor’s encounters with Charles Dickens, Madame de Pompadour and Queen Victoria; tracks the origins of the Family of Blood, the Chula spacecraft and the Vespiform and focuses on events such as the First World War, the Great Depression and the Battle of Canary Wharf.

Fully illustrated with photos and artwork, and packed with fascinating facts and details, The Time Traveller’s Almanac is an entertaining and essential guide to the universe for any time traveller.


The Time Traveller's Almanac is released on 25th September 2008, priced £14.99.