From the first time I read 'Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Trilogy In Four Parts', Douglas Adams had me giggling at how his funny mind worked. What a wonderful book he had written; and what a pity he was taken from us so soon! I was devastated when I heard of that great writer's unexpected passing in 2001 by a sudden heart attack in California.
However, recently, some friends on Bookcrossing got together and thought to honor him through Towel Day which celebrates Douglas Adams' works. And my friends on bookcrossing thought to send out two 'Dirk Gently' books around the world for us all to read and enjoy. The first is 'Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency' and the next one is 'The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul'. I've begun reading the first one and - even though the chapters are short - I'm enjoying the humour and wit that Adams has made himself famous for.
Towel Day is celebrated on 25th May where we can all carry around our towels and be proud to know where it is, what to do with it and how it can help us... but never forget it. So, remember this day and carry your towel with you - and something that this great writer has written and delve into his works too; as he changed our written worlds forever by making us not forget our towels for more than one reason.
Oh... and that 42 is the secret to life. :D