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Elizabeth Sandifer

Elizabeth Sandifer created Eruditorum Press. She’s not really sure why she did that, and she apologizes for the inconvenience. She currently writes Last War in Albion, a history of the magical war between Alan Moore and Grant Morrison. She used to write TARDIS Eruditorum, a history of Britain told through the lens of a ropey sci-fi series. She also wrote Neoreaction a Basilisk, writes comics these days, and has ADHD so will probably just randomly write some other shit sooner or later. Support Elizabeth on Patreon.


  1. Cameron Dixon
    July 4, 2011 @ 5:45 pm

    Do you count "Who Killed Kennedy" as a Virgin Pertwee novel?


  2. Elizabeth Sandifer
    July 4, 2011 @ 5:53 pm

    I hadn't thought about it, but I'm willing to consider it.


  3. Yonatan
    July 4, 2011 @ 6:41 pm

    i would say go for ghost of n-space, since it is an adaptation of a play that starred pertwee from the mid 90s


  4. Stuart Ian Burns
    July 4, 2011 @ 11:02 pm

    Who Killed Kennedy does seem the obvious candidate given its conceptual similarity to The Time Travellers and World Game.

    You could listen to the original radio versions of Paradise Towers/The Ghosts of N Space in situ.


  5. Wm Keith
    July 5, 2011 @ 12:53 am

    Please consider releasing the book as a non-shiny Kindle file.


  6. David
    July 5, 2011 @ 8:07 am

    Scales of Injustice might give you some material to go over, what with the political thriller elements and the Silurian nonsense. Also I believe it dealt with Liz's departure from the series. It was also released as a free ebook on the BBC website so you should be able to find it online.

    The others are fairly dull. You'd be better off covering the audio release of Ghosts of N Space rather than the book.


  7. Elizabeth Sandifer
    July 5, 2011 @ 5:05 pm

    Wm Keith – It will be for both print and Kindle, have no fear.


  8. Elizabeth Sandifer
    July 5, 2011 @ 5:12 pm

    David (et al) – I'm disinclined to do Ghosts of N Space as a book due to, as you all point out, it being an audio first. I'm also disinclined to do it as an audio – having skipped audios for both Hartnell and Troughton, I'm figuring I'll have audios be book features until Davison when the Big Finishes kick in. For no particular reason that I can articulate other than feeling like the original Big Finish line is hugely special, and that Spare Parts deserves to be the first audio adventure covered on the blog itself.

    I will say, however, that I've got a Companion Chronicles story in the Hartnell book, a Troughton audio picked out when I get to that book, and will promise now to do Paradise of Death in the Pertwee book. 🙂


  9. Wm Keith
    July 5, 2011 @ 11:27 pm

    The original LP release of Doctor Who and The Pescatons was an immensely important artifact, at any rate to a seven year old child who didn't have a copy. It was the first real Doctor Who, with the real actors, to exist outside the television. It was on a par with meeting Tom Baker at the opening of a supermarket. Perhaps it was a "dead end", but no more so than K9 and Company, and I'd be surprised if you didn't cover that.


  10. AndyRobot800
    July 7, 2011 @ 9:08 am

    The Scales of Injustice, just because it's a Season 7 story (Season 7 being quite different from most of the rest of the Pertwee era, and really most of the rest of Doctor Who…) and has Liz Shaw's departure. Good way to talk about why Liz Shaw didn't get a departure scene.


  11. Aaron
    July 9, 2011 @ 8:34 pm

    Is there any way you can announce the table of contents for the book whenever you get it finalised? I'm curious about what the new entries are.


  12. landru
    July 13, 2011 @ 7:04 am

    Scales of Injustice is pretty good. Can't say I can think of a better 3rd Doctor book.

    Ghosts of N-Space was a BBC radio production and I think its fair game.


  13. 7a1abfde-af0e-11e0-b72c-000bcdcb5194
    July 17, 2011 @ 2:25 pm

    Who Killed Kennedy. Let's Kill Hitler!


  14. Special Agent Richard Jones
    July 29, 2011 @ 2:54 am


    I recently sent an email response to your request for someone to do book covers, but have had no response. Are you still looking?

    If so, you can see my stuff here:


  15. Elizabeth Sandifer
    July 29, 2011 @ 7:23 am

    I don't think I got your e-mail, but I apologize for not replying.

    In any case, I'm afraid I have found a cover artist.


  16. JC
    August 2, 2011 @ 3:08 am

    Hi Philip

    I also recently sent you an email about the book version of TE, but no reply. Just wondering if you got it.

    Paul Smith


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