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Life, Death, The Universe and Delvene Delaney...

Folks, it was a night to remember. I was fifteen, and drifting off to sleep, when I started thinking about the Universe; which was a startling change from my usual musings about cricket, fishing or Delvene Delaney’s chest. 269 more words

On A Lighter Note...

Το "free books" book haul

Πριν λιγες μέρες μια φίλη έγραψε στο Facebook ότι αποφάσισαν με τον άντρα της να καθαρίσουν τη βιβλιοθήκη και να ξεφορτωθούν πολλά βιβλία.

Αμέσως ρώτησα τι σκοπεύουν να τα κάνουν και έδειξα ξεκάθαρα ότι ενδιαφέρομαι :) 132 more words


The "Free Books" book haul

Some days ago a friend posted on Facebook that she and her husband are cleaning up their library and getting rid of many unwanted books. 1,113 more words


Hannah's Novel Notions: A Review of The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul by Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams. King of irony. Master of personification. One of the most clever, satirical authors I have had opportunity to read.

If you’re not quite sure who Douglas Adams is, you’ll recognize him as the author of  988 more words

That Whooshing Sound. 

The late great author Douglas Adams was a master at avoiding deadlines, so much so that his agent resorted to drastic measures to keep him from missing them. 420 more words


Dirk Gently (2012)

From the pages of Douglas Adams’ novel comes Dirk Gently, real name Svlad Cjelli, (played by Stephen Mangan) a man who operates a Holistic Detective Agency based on the “fundamental interconnectedness of all things”. 268 more words


'Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency' Is A Weird Show, But It's True To Douglas Adams' Spirit

In his forward to M.J. Simpson’s Hitchhiker: A Biography of Douglas Adams, Neil Gaiman offers an apt description of the late science fiction luminary. “No one else I’ve ever encountered could elevate Not Writing to an art form,” he wrote, adding: “I think that perhaps what… 862 more words