The Daemons


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The Daemons


The Daemons

BOOK DETAILS

Pages 172
ISBN 0-426-11332-2
Publication Date 17 October 1974

SYNOPSIS

DOCTOR WHO is strangely concerned about Professor Horner’s plan to cut open an ancient barrow near the peaceful English village of Devil’s End; equally worried is Miss Hawthorne, the local white witch, who foretells a terrible disaster if he goes ahead; determined that the Professor should is Mr. Magister, the new vicar (in truth The Master) whose secret ceremonies are designed to conjure up from out of the barrow a horribly powerful being from a far-off planet … The Brigadier and Jo Grant assist DOCTOR WHO in this exciting confrontation with the forces of black magic!

`DOCTOR WHO, the children’ own programme which adults adore…’ Gerard Garrett, The Daily Sketch.

1980 Target Books edition

Doctor Who is strangely concerned about Professor Horner’s plan to cut open an ancient barrow near the peaceful village of Devil’s End.

Equally worried is Miss Hawthorne, the local white witch, who foretells a terrible disaster if he goes ahead.

The only person who wants the Professor to open to the barrow is the vicar (in truth The Master) whose secret ceremomies are designed to conjure up from out of the barrow a horribly powerful being …

1993 Target Books edition

‘HARKEN TO MY VOICE, OH DARK ONE; ANCIENT AND AWFUL; SUPREME IN ARTIFICE; BEARER OF POWER; I CONJORE THEE!’

Working with UNIT on earth, The Doctor is strangely concerned about Professor Horner’s plans to cut open an ancient barrow near the peaceful village of Devil’s End. Equally worried is Miss Hawthorne, the local white witch, who foretells a terrible disaster if he goes ahead. The only person who wants Horner to open to the barrow is the new vicar – in truth The Master – whose secret ceremomies are designed to conjure up from the barrow a horribly powerful being.

The author, Barry Letts, has been associated with Doctor Who in several capacities, mainly as a director and producer during the Pertwee years.

NOTES

CHAPTER TITLES

  • Prologue
  1. The White Witch
  2. The New Vicar
  3. The Opening of the Barrow
  4. The Appearance of the Beast
  5. The Heat Barrier
  6. Meetings
  7. Explanations
  8. The Second Appearance
  9. Into Danger
  10. The Third Appearance
  11. The Rescue
  12. Into the Cavern
  13. The Sacrifice

  • Epilogue

    DEVIATIONS FROM THE TELEVISED STORY

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