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|Mad Dogs and Englishmen
greatest book ever written.
Professor Reginald Tyler's The True History of
Planets was a twentieth-century classic; an epic of dwarves and swords and
wizardry. And definitely no poodles. Or at least it was when The Doctor read
Now it tells the true tale of how the Queen of the poodles
was overthrown; it's been made into a hit movie, and it's going to cause a
bloodbath on the dogworld - unless The Doctor, Fitz and Anji (and assorted
friends) can sort it all out.
infiltrates the Smudgelings, Tyler's elite Cambridge writing set of the early
twentieth century; Fitz falls for flamboyant torch singer Brenda Soobie in
sixties Las Vegas, and Anji experiences some very special effects in Hollywood,
1978. Their intention is to prevent the movie from ever being made. But there
is a shadowy figure present in all three time zones who is just as determined
to see it completed
so the poodle revolution can begin.