Doctor Who: The Sleepers in the Dust

  • by Darren Jones
  • Narrated by Arthur Darvill
  • 1 hrs and 19 mins
  • original_recording Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The TARDIS touches down on Nadurniss, a planet under quarantine. A joint Nadurni/human mission has recently landed on the planet to survey it for possible re-colonisation. Two millennia have passed since the Nadurni Empire fell at the end of the Prokarian War, and Nadurniss seems to be a lifeless, barren world - but a mysterious illness is infecting the Nadurni, and now the whole team is in danger.
The nature of the infection becomes clear when the sickest Nadurni dies and an amorphous creature emerges from its dried-up body. A shambling mound of bacteria, acting as one being - a Prokarian - it has been on the planet all along, sleeping in the dust. As the Prokarians attack, Amy is infected. The Doctor can do nothing to help her - until he realises that the cure could lie in the past. He and Rory must travel back more than 2000 years to try and save her life...
An exclusive audio adventure by Darren Jones, read by Arthur Darvill.


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An Absolute Treat For Rory Fans

As I've suggested in the title, this is one for fans of the eminently endearing Rory Williams. Beautifully read by Arthur Darvill, this audio adventure deftly manages to avoid the pitfall of many 1-hour audio adventures - i.e. it doesn't seem rushed. Excellent plot with a nail-biting conclusion and a very moving coda. A definite must for Whovians everywhere!
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- Melissa

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-11-2012
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited