I love Jim Mortimore’s books. Words cannot adequately express the Campaign . The Doctor and his companions become separated during the years of Alexander the Great’s Persian campaign. With the TARDIS broken down and unusable. A (dis)continuity guide to the Doctor Who story Campaign. Campaign. Campaign cover. Author: Jim Mortimore. Published: October Doctor: First Doctor.

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I am not going to do every Doctor Who audio and novel that has ever been written.

Time Can Be Rewritten: Campaign (Jim Mortimore, Self-Published, 2000)

James Barnard rated it it was ok Jan 20, It is the story of the First Doctor, his grand-daughter and the two people from s England who travel together, in the Tardis after an adventure with Alexander the Great and several ambiguous outcomes, trying to cope with the disappearance of the entire universe outside the Ship.


In a cocktail party of multiple Ians, Biddies and Lolas, it’s difficult to zero in on the plight of the ones we know and care about. Doctor Who meets House of Leaves. Preview — Campaign by Jim Mortimore. Confusing, jimm, startling, illuminating, wildly imaginative and breathtaking it its scope, though it features the original TARDIS crew it’s very much Ian’s story, well several of him anyway. Mostly I’m just stuck like a scratched record on the fact that it exists and the knowledge that Mortimore had the guts to even send it in to try and get the BBC to put it out in the first place?

Doctor Who: Campaign

So erm, not rating this one because Absolutely stunning novel, which smashes all fampaign and stretches the format of Doctor Who as no other novel ever, has. Ian eventually beats the Game by committing suicide jjim, life after life, until there enough iterations of Ian to change the laws of reality within the Game and escape. I’m talking, in other words, about things like Campaign. How far can the gaps between episodes be stretched to allow more and more spin-offs to affect the characters, spanning days or weeks or decades, before a miraculous reset leaves the 60’s crew none the wiser when the A very brave attempt to take some of the series’ assumptions to their natural conclusions as far as the literature medium can piggyback them.


Time itself a kaleidoscope re-iterating the lives I knew so well; endlessly evolving frost-patterns of memories that never were. Mortimorw can a ship that is bigger on the inside do with all that space, once it transcends its designers’ blueprints and follows its?

Limited edition, containing the revised version of the novel as available on the NZDWFC site see above plus additional supplemental material from the author, including kortimore account of the novel’s turbulent gestation.

Time Can Be Rewritten: Campaign (Jim Mortimore, Self-Published, ) | Eruditorum Press

But it is a brilliant read all the same, t http: On the other hand, maybe it’s just pretentious. Aug 30, John Chronakis rated it liked it Shelves: Jim Mortimore is a British science fiction writer, who has written several spin-off novels for popular television series, principally Doctor Who, but also Farscape and Babylon 5.

Which means, technically, and for what is probably the first and last time, I’m writing up fanfiction here.

Nov 11, James added it Shelves: Fans who aren’t as familiar with the show can still enjoy it, of course, but the novel works on a meta level that assumes knowledge of quite a bit of series lore. Anyway, there’s also a making-of section in the back which explains a lot. Andy rated it it was ok Jul 09, Mother and father, friend and stranger, snug bound in entropy’s coffin!

Everyone that ever lived, every thought that ever held meaning, every flower that ever cupped dew and every equation that ever brushed a portrait of truth—’ Hooves struck the ground: Under British law as it stands, that will begin to happen inbut given the zeal with which corporations lobby for copyright extensions, let’s face it, there’s reason to be pessimistic.

I like that this took a chance to explore some new ideas, and that it tries to do something different. Tarzan, alas, is not in the public domain despite debuting pre Return to Book Page.


Mortimore had played somewhat fast and loose with his outlines before, but this was very much a bridge too far and left the BBC with a sudden hole in their schedule which was filled at the last minute by ‘Grave Matter’, with Justin Richards writing a book in something less than a month. Dogs and birds and cats and ants and books and pies and cars and lies, all dead and gone to less than dreams these long ten years!

Campaign is unlike any Doctor Who book that I have ever, or will ever read. And so is never left entirely behind. I’m talking about unauthorized explorations of mortimors concept of Doctor Who designed to produce art.

Jim Mortimore, when he wrote Campaign, was as accomplished a Doctor Who writer as one could find during the fifteen year interregnum of Doctor Who.

Campaign (Doctor Who) by Jim Mortimore

Indeed, when I started watching Planet of Giants having written this entry, my first reaction was “Huh, the much-vaunted gap between stories here is a bit thinner than people give it credit for. Other books in the series.

Andrew rated it it was amazing Jul 22, Thanks for telling us about the problem. On the other hand, the prose is really purple som So erm, not rating this one because In this Game, the players discover the ten things that define a person according to Aristotle, which are substance, quality, quantity, place, time relation, condition, state, action, and passivity.

Everyone that ever lived, every thought that ever held meaning, every flower that ever cupped dew and every equation that ever brushed a portrait of truth—’ Somewhere inside Ian’s mind a page turned. I am torn on this one. Or in the Great Fire of London.