Despite the book's shortcomings in editing, it is well worth reading.
Through the Eruditorium, Sandifer breaks down a lot of fan misconception and gives a fresh, new view of the Hartnell era and the origins of Doctor Who.
All of this painted how early Who was made, and it's fascinating history to read.
An excellent series of essays, tightly argued and without pretence. Restores due focus to the Hartnell Era - well worth reading as a Whovian!Published 8 months ago by Mr. Ian Sharpe
Philip Sandifer is an academic and a lifelong fan of Doctor Who. In the TARDIS Eruditorum he provides unique insight into Doctor Who and its legacy. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Isaac Adams
Apparently, this book is based on a series of blog entries by Mr. Sandifer, though, according to him, these entries are somewhat revised and expanded. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Timothy Haugh
Sandifer is a genius. An obvious first sentence, perhaps, but one worth mentioning. Through the Eruditorium, Sandifer breaks down a lot of fan misconception and gives a fresh, new... Read morePublished 19 months ago by M. Nixon
I find his blogs very enjoyable but I don't necessarily agree with everything he says and his opinion on some stories is completely opposite from mine. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Dennis Maloney
An astonishing critical rereading of the Hartnell era, encompassing the cultural context, BBC politics, political theory, occultism and every other weird thing going on in Britain... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Dave Versace
I am just over halfway through this excellent volume and felt compelled to write a review on the content thus far. Read morePublished on October 20, 2012 by Cosmic Hobo67
I recently got into, and completely caught up with NuWho, and started watching Classic Who from the beginning. Read morePublished on October 4, 2012 by Robbie Dorion
This collection of essays is an absolute joy to read. Sandifer is relentlessly insightful and compulsively readable-- it's a hard book to put down, even for someone (like me) who... Read morePublished on August 24, 2012 by Ekmartin