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Book Information: Space Pirates, the

Space Pirates, the (1990) [Novel]
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Series: Doctor Who Library, the
Part: 147

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The charges detonate in a series of silent explosions, and space beacon Alpha One disintegrates into lumps of metal. The space pirates have discovered a new source of precious argonite...

General Hermack of the Space Corps diverts his V-ship to investigate and arrives in the Pliny system in time to witness the destruction of another beacon. Determined to trap the pirates, he leaves a squad of guards on beacon Alpha Four and shortly afterwards, in the beacon's computer bay, the incongruous shape of a blue police telephone box materializes.

Suspected by the Space Corps of being pirates, and then pursued as spies by the pirates themselves, the Doctor, Zoe and Jamie risk asphyxiation in the vacuum of space, execution and explosion in their attempts to unmask the mastermind behind the thefts of argonite.

Novelization of the Doctor Who TV series; six episode story "The Space Pirates" (1969), script by Robert Holmes.

Original title: Doctor Who: The Space Pirates
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience FictionShared Worlds

Edition #1: The Space Pirates

The Space Pirates (1990)
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Language: English

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The Space Pirates (1990)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London, UK
Publisher: Target Books
ISBN: 0426203461
Dimensions: 4.2 x 7.0 x 0.5
Pages: 132

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