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Publisher's Summary

Mickey is startled to find a statue of Rose in a museum; a statue that is 2,000 years old. The Doctor realises that this means the TARDIS will shortly take them to Ancient Rome, but when it does, he and Rose soon have more on their minds than sculpture. While the Doctor searches for a missing boy, Rose befriends a girl who claims to know the future; a girl whose predictions are surprisingly accurate. But then the Doctor stumbles on the hideous truth behind the statue of Rose, and Rose herself learns that you have to be very careful what you wish for. Featuring the Doctor and Rose as played by David Tennant and Billie Piper in the acclaimed hit series from BBC Television.
©2006 BBC Audiobooks Ltd (P)2006 BBC Audiobooks Ltd
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4 out of 5 stars
By Vincent Tume on 01-11-07

Be Careful What You Wish For

Alright... I admit it... I'm a long-time fan of Doctor Who. (The requirement for full disclosure has now been satisfied)
When I downloaded this book, I was expecting to hear Billie Piper reading for her character Rose Tyler and David Tennant reading as the Doctor and narrating. This was not the case. My disappointment however was short-lived; David Tennant's reading of "The Stone Rose" is, quite simply, wonderful. The voices of Mickey and Rose are clearly identifiable with the characters in the BBC series. I especially enjoyed hearing David Tennant play the secondary characters.
If you're a fan of The Doctor, the story follows the established formula (more-or-less) although Rose is not the typical Companion but then again the Doctor is not the typical Doctor either.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Mark on 08-02-08

very enjoyable

I had a great time listening to this. The story was good enough but having David Tennant read it makes it special. You won't be sorry if you download this.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Pamela on 11-16-06

The Stone Rose

if you love the 10th Doctor, you'll love this. The story does have its weaknesses, but it is amazingly brought to life by the narrator. Mr Tennant shows his talent for voices and throws himself into this much the way he does on screen. He has some trouble with one or two characters, but all is forgiven with the 'villain of the peace'!
And, of course, no one is better at the Doctor, than the Doctor himself.

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4 of 5 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Jessica on 05-14-18

loved it!

I love it, the narrator brought the tale and the essential plot alive leaving me as the reader to enjoy the adventure.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Christina on 07-08-18

Brilliant!

True to the 10th Doctor and his Companions. One of my Favourites, definitely recommend a listen!!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Penny on 01-31-14

Soooo Very Doctor Who!

I love this book and have listening to it a number of times! I am an avid fan of Doctor Who and know stories outside of the watchful eye of the TV writers can miss the mark, but this has not left me wanting - except for more.

Jacqueline Rayner really knows her topic and her characters. I could easily be watching this as a television episode of Doctor Who.

David Tennant nails the characters - obviously his own rendition of the Dr is easy but he switches so effortlessly between Rose, her mum, Micky and a bunch of new characters, intermingled with his own Scottish narration. He is great at keeping a consistent voice for each which makes it so easy to keep track of the story.

There is also a bonus interview at the end with Jacqueline Rayner which is insightful, though the quality of the audio is a little "can-like".

It's only a few hours so is great for a lengthy drive in the car (or a really bad traffic jam). It will make the time pass quickly.

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