The Taking of Planet 5
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AuthorSimon Bucher-Jones & Mark Clapham
SeriesDoctor Who book:
Eighth Doctor Adventures
Release number
28
SubjectFeaturing:
Eighth Doctor
Fitz and Compassion
PublisherBBC Books
Publication date
October 1999
Pages273
ISBN0-563-55585-8
Preceded byThe Blue Angel 
Followed byFrontier Worlds 

The Taking of Planet 5 is a BBC Books original novel written by Simon Bucher-Jones & Mark Clapham and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Eighth Doctor, Fitz and Compassion. It is, in part, a sequel to the television serial Image of the Fendahl. It also features references to many elements from the Cthulhu Mythos stories of H. P. Lovecraft, in particular the Elder Things and their ancient Antarctic city from At the Mountains of Madness.

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