Christmas on a Rational Planet


Christmas on a Rational Planet
Doctor Who book
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Christmas on a Rational Planet
Series Virgin New Adventures
Release number 52
Featuring Seventh Doctor
Chris, Roz
Writer Lawrence Miles
Publisher Virgin Books
ISBN ISBN 0-426-20476-X
Release date July 1996
Preceded by GodEngine
Followed by Return of the Living Dad

Christmas on a Rational Planet is an original novel written by Lawrence Miles and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Seventh Doctor, Chris and Roz.

It also contains the first casual reference to the Faction Paradox, which become an important element in the BBC books Eighth Doctor Adventures and subsequent spin-off series.

As with all Doctor Who spin-off media, its relationship to the televised serials is open to interpretation.

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