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Wednesday, 9 December 2015 - Reported by Chuck Foster
BBC Books have announced a new hardback book to tie in with the recent series of Doctor Who, focussing on the character of Ashildr as played by Maisie Williams:

The Legends of Ashildr (Credit: BBC Books)DOCTOR WHO: THE LEGENDS OF ASHILDR
Written by James Goss, Jenny T Colgan, David Llewellyn and Justin Richards
Published by BBC Books on 10th December (hardback) [pre-order]

Ten thousand hours is all it takes to master any skill. Twenty thousand, and you’re the best in the world.
Over a hundred thousand, and you’re the best there’s ever been.

Ashildr, a young Viking girl, died helping the Doctor and Clara to save her village. Brought back to life by the Doctor using alien technology, she is now immortal – The Woman Who Lived. Since then, Ashildr has kept journals, detailing her extraordinary life.

The Legends of Ashildr is a glimpse of some of those stories: the terrors she has faced, the battles she has won, and the treasures she has found. These are tales of a woman who lived longer than she should ever have lived – and lost more than she can even remember.

This title features Ashildr, as played by Maisie Williams. The Legends of Ashildr is set between her first two encounters with the Doctor, as shown in the 2015 episodes The Girl Who Died and The Woman Who Lived.


To be in with a chance to win a copy of The Legends of Ashildr courtesy of BBC Books, simply answer the following question:
By the time of the Doctor's encounter with Ashildr in 17th Century England, her father had become a distant memory ... what was his name?
Please send your answers along with your name, address and where you heard about the competition (news site, news app, other website, etc.) to with the subject "Don't mind Me ...". The competition is to residents of the United Kingdom only, closing date: 31st December 2015. Only one entry per household will be accepted.