I don’t get it.  How can a book I pretty much hate go to being a radio play I adore?  That is Douglas for you.  I guess when it comes down to it, Douglas was most at home with Radio where with the help of a good producer and a dash of decent editing you end up with something substantial.

I think that is the point with Douglas and his books.  He would push the line regarding deadlines giving his editors nowhere near enough time to get the work into shape.  In that regard, he was his own worst enemy.

This version of Life the Universe and Everything is nearly perfect, one more edit and it would have been.  In this case, though I won’t quibble.  Douglas was born to do radio.

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Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy - Tertiary Phase
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Highway To Mars

Welcome to Martian Central, please take a ticket, the sheep ray will be with you shortly. Highway to Mars was created by Author Stefan Sawynok as an excuse to ramble his way through Science Fiction that he liked and to shine a light on things such as books that don't get covered all that often in fandom. Mostly covers British and American sci-fi but occasionally steps out to cover pieces from around the world. There is so much Sci-fi out there and so little time. :)

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