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The long-awaited novelisation of the 1984 adventure Resurrection of the Daleks is set to be published by BBC Books. The story has been novelised by its original writer, Eric Saward, who was also one of Doctor Who’s longest-serving script editors.

The TARDIS has been catapulted into derelict docklands. The Fifth Doctor and his companions, Tegan and Turlough, stumble on a warehouse harbouring fugitives from the future – and are soon under attack from a Dalek assault force.

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