The Salmon of Doubt Douglas Adams 336pp, Macmillan, £1. 9 Not many people would compare Douglas Adams with Swift, but there are worse ways of spending an afternoon
The Salmon of Doubt Douglas Adams 336pp, Macmillan, £1. 9. James Boswell was taken aback by Samuel Johnson's verdict on Gulliver's Travels: "When once you have thought of big men and little men, it is very easy to do all the rest. So are we - but part of the reason we're appalled is that while Johnson almost completely misses the point, he has a point. Not many people would compare Douglas Adams with Swift, but there are worse ways of spending an afternoon. Almost the first joke in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is how humans are so backward that "they still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea". This would be about 1978 or s.
The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time is a posthumous collection of previously published and unpublished material by Douglas Adams. It consists largely of essays about technology and life experiences, but its major selling point is the inclusion of the incomplete novel on which Adams was working at the time of his death, The Salmon of Doubt (from which the collection gets its title, a reference to the Irish myth of the Salmon of Knowledge).
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by Douglas Adams (Author). This half of a story was on Douglas Adams' computer when he passed away. The audio is read very well and for two discs I was on the edge of my seat until the story ends abruptly
by Douglas Adams (Author). The audio is read very well and for two discs I was on the edge of my seat until the story ends abruptly. It would be nice if some blogger would call for submissions for writers to post their completions of this story.
The Salmon of Doubt book. Though Douglas Adams is gone, he’s left us something very special to remember him by. Without a doubt. Douglas Adams changed the face of science fiction with his cosmically comic novel The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and its classic sequels. Sadly for his countless admirers, he hitched his own ride to the great beyond much too soon.
Praise for The Salmon of Doubt. Don’t panic! Also by Douglas Adams. Its presence on these pages means that this book has achieved the World Record for the Number of Introductions in a Book of This Nature.
Douglas Adams The Salmon of Doubt. I first met Douglas Adams in 1990. No sooner was I buzzed in the door to the Adams residence in Islington than a large, ebullient man bounded down the long staircase, greeted me warmly, and thrust a handful of pages at me. See what you think of these, he said over his shoulder as he bounded back up the stairs. An hour later he was back, new pages in hand, eager to hear my opinion of the first batch.
I love all of Douglas Adams' books - but this should not be considered one of them
I love all of Douglas Adams' books - but this should not be considered one of them.
The Salmon of Doubt is Douglas Adams's indispensable guide to life, the universe and everything. It includes short stories and eleven chapters of a Dirk Gently novel that Douglas Adams was working on at the time of his death, and features an introduction by Stephen Fry. This sublime collection dips into the wit and wisdom of the man behind The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, uncovering his unique comic musings on everything from his school-trousers to malt whisky and from the letter Y through to his own nose, via atheism, hangovers and fried eggs.
Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Authorized Collection (Comic). by John Carnell · Steve Leialoha · Douglas Adams.