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DNA, the Universe & Everything Else => The Hitchhiker's Guide to DNA's Works => Topic started by: Kilman on September 25, 2009, 10:36:20 PM

Title: And Another Thing
Post by: Kilman on September 25, 2009, 10:36:20 PM
I'm not sure if this is the right category, since it is not actually written by Adams, but...

We are only a couple weeks away from the release of And Another Thing.  Personally, I am not sure I can read it.  I am not trying to knock Colfer or anything, it's just that it doesn't seem right.  The characters and universe have a personality that came from Douglas Adams, and I really don't want them altered in my mind by someone else.  Simple as that.

Anyone planning to rush out and get this?
Title: Re: And Another Thing
Post by: Grate Oracle Lewot on September 26, 2009, 01:35:52 AM
I want to read it to see what it's like, but I'm not expecting it to be as good as if DNA had written it. I don't really know what to think--I never do: that's why I have to just read it and judge afterward. (Somehow I thought we already had this topic, but I guess that was a different forum. I forget what I said wherever that was.)
Title: Re: And Another Thing
Post by: Teatime on October 10, 2009, 09:40:07 PM
Oh, I do want to read it. If you can't get any brand new DNA, a fanfic's the next best thing in my oh so humble opinion.  ::)
Title: Re: And Another Thing
Post by: Salty_Jon42 on October 14, 2009, 11:45:29 PM
I want to read it to see what it's like, but I'm not expecting it to be as good as if DNA had written it. I don't really know what to think--I never do: that's why I have to just read it and judge afterward.

That's pretty much exactly what I'm going to be doing. 
Title: Re: And Another Thing
Post by: Grate Oracle Lewot on November 17, 2009, 05:42:51 AM
So, has anyone read it yet? :P I keep forgetting to look for it. I'll try next week.
Title: Re: And Another Thing
Post by: Kilman on November 19, 2009, 10:20:25 PM
Not I

I haven't seen any professional reviews of it yet.  Customer reviews at Amazon are mixed so far.  Out of 36 customers, star ratings (out of 5) are as follows:

36 Reviews
5 star:    (5)
4 star:    (12)
3 star:    (6)
2 star:    (5)
1 star:    ( 8 )

Not trying to highlight the 8 by moving the brackets, it wants to turn into a smiley of some sort when the brackets are closer...

Compare that to Hitchhikers (not very fair, I suppose):

873 Reviews
5 star:    (646)
4 star:    (121)
3 star:    (48)
2 star:    (26)
1 star:    (32)