Review

Doctor Who - The Daleks

“The Daleks”, also known as “The Mutants” or “The Dead Planet”, is the second adventure of the first season of “Doctor Who” classic series, which aired between december 1963 and february 1964. It follows “An Unearthly Child” and it’s a seven parts adventure written by Terry Nation and directed by Christopher Barry (parts 1, 2, 4, 5) and Richard Martin (parts 3, 6, 7).

The novel “The Wanderer” by Fritz Leiber was published for the first time in 1964. It won the Hugo Award as the best novel of the year. An object appears out of nowhere near the Moon. It’s a planet whose gravity causes earthquakes and an upheaval in the Earth’s tides and its magnetic field disrupts radio communications.

Doctor Who - An Unearthly Child

“An Unearthly Child”, also known as “100,000 BC”, is the first adventure of the first season of “Doctor Who” classic series, which aired in 1963. It’s a four parts adventure written by Anthony Coburn and directed by Waris Husseint.

Jack of Eagles by James Blish (Italian edition)

The novel “Jack of Eagles” by James Blish was published for the first time in 1952. Danny Caiden is a journalist who starts developing psychic powers but doing so he also gets into trouble and is wanted by many people with not always good intentions.

The Jennifer Morgue by Charles Stross

The novel “The Jennifer Morgue” by Charles Stross was published for the first time in 2006. It’s the sequel of the stories included in “The Atrocity Archives”. A billionaire who made his fortune selling software complete with magical extensions wants to get his hands on a weapon built by an ancient civilization living in the deep seas and the Laundry assigns Bob Howard to the mission of stopping him. To work with him there’s an agent only apparently human from the American equivalent of the Laundry and Bob isn’t sure that she has the same goals as him.