One Minute Book Review: So Long and Thanks for All the Fish by Douglas Adams

thebookchickblog.wordpress.com one minute book review so long and thanks for all the fish

The Summary:

The Earth is intact! And Ford Prefect makes his way toward it. . . Meanwhile, Arthur Dent discovers both love and the last message God left to the universe.

What I liked:

I liked the idea of Wonko the Sane, and that somehow the dolphins left Earth. But I’m going to be honest, after the  first three books, this one was kind of disappointing.

What I didn’t like:

This book really seemed like an afterthought. It was an addition to a “trilogy”, and it felt like it. There was really no point in this book, I felt, and it didn’t further the characters at all. I felt like Douglas Adams had bits of things about Ford and Arthur and Earth, and that’s exactly what this book was. A lot of bits and pieces. Which was disappointing, because I really enjoyed the first three books in this series.

Verdict:

This one is really subjective because you may — like me — decide that you’ve spent this long with these characters so you might as well continue on with them. However, there’s not a whole lot going on in this story, not like the previous three, so I would probably skip this one if completing all the books in a series doesn’t matter to you.

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