Human Nature

Human nature

Virgin New Adventures
Paul Cornell
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In 1995, Human Nature was released by Virgin Books.

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'Who's going to save us this time?'

April, 1914. The inhabitants of the little Norfolk town of Farringham are enjoying an early summer, unaware that war is on the way. Amongst them is Dr John Smith, a short, middle-aged history teacher from Aberdeen. He's having a hard time with his new post as house master at Hulton Academy for Boys, a school dedicated to producing military officers.

Bernice Summerfield is enjoying her holiday in the town, getting over the terrible events that befell her in France. But then she meets a future Doctor, and things start to get dangerous very quickly. With the Doctor she knows gone, and only a suffragette and an elderly rake for company, can Benny fight off a vicious alien attack? And will Dr Smith be able to save the day?

Full-length, original novels based on the longest-running science fiction television series of all time, the BBC's Doctor Who. The New Adventures take the TARDIS into previously unexplored realms of time and space.

Paul Cornell has written three previous books in the New Adventures series; this is the final book in the cycle of stories which began with Timewyrm: Revelation. He also wrote the first of the Missing Adventures, Goth Opera. He created the character of Bernice Summerfield and writes lots of things. He lives in Aylesbury.

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