The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a classic and I can totally get the cult status it has for so many years now. I liked it when I first read it and I still like it after listening to the audiobook (read by Christian Ulmen who did a very good job).
Douglas Adams' dialogues are very funny and his ideas
are hilarious (who else would think of a depressive robot?). His plot is
a bit random, things just happen, and other things happen, and then the
next... I know that this doen't change in the other books of the
"trilogy" although I can't remember which ones I read and when I stopped
reading the series, I didn't finish, that's for sure. There is only so
much randomness I could take. Of course it is great if a book gets you
to laugh out loud and keeps you smiling. The whole crazyness of it is
But for me, it lacks the message (which I know
wasn't intended) but I like messages in books, even very small ones
(like a character finding out things about him- or herself). So fun
aside, I miss something in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. But that's just me. Thank you for the fish.