Doctor Who: The Winner Takes All

  • by Jacqueline Rayner
  • Narrated by Camille Coduri
  • 5 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Rose and the Doctor return to present-day Earth, and become intrigued by the latest craze the video game, Death to Mantodeans. Is it as harmless as it seems? And why are so many local people going on holiday and never returning? Meanwhile, on another world, an alien war is raging. The Quevvils need to find a new means of attacking the ruthless Mantodeans. Searching the galaxy for cunning, warlike but gullible allies, they find the ideal soldiers on Earth.
Will Rose be able to save her family and friends from the alien threat? And can the Doctor play the game to the end and win? Read by Camille Coduri, this is a gripping adventure featuring the Ninth Doctor and Rose, as played by Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper in the hit series from BBC Television.


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Customer Reviews

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One of the best!

This has quite possibly usurped "The Forever Trap" as my favorite Doctor Who novel. The story is solid, the characters are bang on, and Camille Coduri's narration is perfect. I was completely charmed by this book within the first ten minutes. It's as if Rayner knows these characters personally. You can easily envision them acting exactly as Rayner describes.

I don't normally relisten to audiobooks, but this one is definitely going into rotation.
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- Annissa "I like Doctor Who."

Want to play a GAME?

If you could sum up Doctor Who: The Winner Takes All in three words, what would they be?

Can Rose make a good game piece for the Doctor to control? Can the Doctor get her out of the game alive? Who or what could put them in a game with real live players?

What other book might you compare Doctor Who: The Winner Takes All to and why?

The Silent Stars Go By : They are alike in you are not sure where the story is going because it keeps changing, they are read by different people and by different authors but both are worth listening too.

Which scene was your favorite?

The best scene was when the Doctor picked up the controler and moved Rose through the maze on the game board.

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- Eugene Young

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-05-2011
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited