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The Wheel in Space
Wheel in space target
Series Target novelisations
Country United Kingdom
Release date 18 August 1988
Format Paperback
No. of pages 144
Original RRP £1.99
Other info
The Wheel in Space
Episode 1
Episode 2
Episode 3
Episode 4
Episode 5
Episode 6
Author Terrance Dicks
Published by Target Books (Imprint)
W. H. Allen & Co.
ISBN No. 0-426-20321-6

In 1988, The Wheel in Space was released by Target Books under the title The Wheel in Space.

Cover blurb[]

When the TARDIS rematerialises inside a rocket the Doctor and Jamie are alarmed by the presence of a hostile Servo-Robot. They discover that the rocket is drifting in the orbit of a giant space station - the Wheel in Space.

Once inside this magnificent space ship they are bewildered by its complexity and sheer size. The technicians and programmers are highly trained, but who are they working for?

Suspecting the worst, the Doctor is still horrified to find the deadly Cybermen in control. What evil plan are they plotting? Who or what are the Cybermats? Can the Doctor trust anyone on board to help him stop the Wheel as it spins relentlessly through space?


  • Only 23,000 copies of the paperback edition were circulated (reportedly due to stocks being destroyed in a warehouse fire), leading to this book becoming a rare collectible.

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