Last Chance to See



Very Funny And MovingThe Glimpses Of Rare Fauna Seem To Have Enlarged Adams Thinking, Enlivened His World And So Might The Animals Do For Us All, If We Were To Help Them Live THE WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLDJoin Bestselling Author Douglas Adams And Zooligist Mark Carwardine As They Take Off Around The World In Search Of Exotic, Endangered Creatures Hilarious And Poignant As Only Douglas Adams Can Be LAST CHANCE TO SEE Is An Entertaining And Arresting Odyssey Through The Earth S Magnificent Wildlife Galaxy.Last Chance to See

Douglas No l Adams was an English author, comic radio dramatist, and musician He is best known as the author of theHitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxyseries Hitchhiker s began on radio, and developed into a trilogy of five books which soldthan fifteen million copies during his lifetime as well as a television series, a comic book series, a computer game, and a feature film that was co Douglas No l Adams was an English author, comic radio dramatist, and musician He is best known as the author of theHitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxyseries Hitchhiker s began on radio, and developed into a trilogy of five books which soldthan fifteen million copies during his lifetime as well as a television series, a comic book series, a computer game, and a feature film that was completed after Adams death The series has also been adapted for live theatre using various scripts the earliest such productions used material newly written by Adams He was known to some fans as Bop Ad after his illegible signature , or by his initials DNA.In addition to The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams wrote or co wrote three stories of the science fiction television series Doctor Who and served as Script Editor during the seventeenth season His other written works include the Dirk Gently novels, and he co wrote two Liff books and Last Chance to See, itself based on a radio series Adams also originated the idea for the computer game Starship Titanic, which was produced by a company that Adams co founded, and adapted into a novel by Terry Jones A posthumous collection of essays and other material, including an incomplete novel, was published asThe Salmon of Doubtin 2002.His fans and friends also knew Adams as an environmental activist and a lover of fast cars, cameras, the Macintosh computer, and other techno gizmos Toward the end of his life he was a sought after lecturer on topics including technology and the environment

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  • Last Chance to See
  • Douglas Adams
  • 11 August 2017
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10 thoughts on “Last Chance to See

  1. says:

    I love Douglas Adams s science fiction Just look at my bookshelves So it s as a firm fan that I say Douglas Adams was wasted wasted on science fiction.The man is obviously a science writer.His science fiction was always good Clearly But none of it sings like Last Chance to See This book is a passionate, loving, critical look at the human species and the influence we ve had on our planet mates It chronicles the decline, and impending loss, of some wonderful, charismatic vertebrates It t I love Douglas Adams s science fiction Just look at my bookshelves So it s as a firm fan that I say Douglas Adams ...

  2. says:

    This book is a travelogue, about a writer and a zoologist who went around the globe in search of exotic animals that are seriously endangered, almost extinct Douglas Adams is the writer, and author of the hilarious science fiction comedy series, The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy In this book, he again adds humorous touches, but not nearly as far fetched.Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine travel around the world in order to get a story for the BBC Just as much about the animals, it is also a This book is a travelogue, about a writer and a zoologist who went around the globe in search of exotic animals that are seriously endangered, almost extinct Douglas Adams is the writer, and author of the hilarious science fiction comedy series, The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy In this book, he again adds humorous touches, but not nearly as far fetched.Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine travel around the world in order to get a story for the BBC Just as much about the animals, it is also about the journey itself Douglas Adams tells his story with incisive remarks about the people the...

  3. says:

    Douglas Adams went around the globe along with zoologist Mark Carwardine in search of various species of animals and birds which were on the verge of extinction in 1985 when this book was written My interest was piqued on the thought that if these species were considered endangered in 1985, what would be their current status as of 2012 Well I did some researchI mean I Googled it But not in an amateurish way, I tried hard enough until I got bored, i.e after 15 minutes And one thing that Douglas Adams went around the globe along with zoologist Mark Carwardine in search of various species of animals and birds which were on the verge of extinction in 1985 when this book was written My interest was piqued on the thought that if these species were considered endangered in 1985, what would be their current status as of 2012 Well I did some researchI mean I Googled it But not in an amateurish way, I tried hard enough until I got bored, i.e after 15 minutes And one thing that I cannot understand is why even some educated people consider the extinction of various species a natural phenomenon Just say these words in front of a well educated crowd and you almost know what answer you are going to get Glo...

  4. says:

    Brilliant book So funny, yet so deeply saddening this is among the most evocative and life changing books that I have read This title still haunts me and informs a lot of my concerns about the environment and human inaction.

  5. says:

    Adams was an amazingly humorous fellow, but it can be easy to forget that the source of his humor is always surreal profundity It s as if he sees a completely different world than the rest of us, but one which looks precisely the same In this book out of print when I found an editor s proof copy Adams takes that hilariously disparate view and directs it like a spastic and noodly laser at the mis management of ...

  6. says:

    I m not a zoology student but I have a 3 unit subject and we were required to visit either Manila Zoo or the National Museum of the Philippines animal research section, it was a part of our annual field trip without the teacher in charge Because I m new here in Manila last year my classmates decided to go both the zoo and the museum In spite of the fact that the weather was hot, we were forced to go outside and take pictures for our journal because it was the last day of submission.Our first s I m not a zoology student but I have a 3 unit subject and we were required to visit either Manila Zoo or the National Museum of the Philippines animal research section, it was a part of our annual field trip without the teacher in charge Because I m new here in Mani...

  7. says:

    One of those special books that, when you finish, you immediately want to find someone who hasn t read it, and press it into there hands, murmuring insistently, you have to read thisI m a big Douglas Adams fan The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy is one of my all time favourite series, and the Dirk Gently mysteries aren t far behind When I set up my Pantheon list of literary gods, Douglas Adams came straight in at Number 2 behind Terry Pratchett andLast Chance to Seewas the one, key One of those special books that, when you finish, you immediately want to find someone who hasn t read it, and press it into there hands, murmuring insistently, you have to read thisI m a big Douglas Adams fan The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy is one of my all time favourite series, and the Dirk Gently mysteries aren t far behind When I set up my Pantheon list of literary gods, Douglas Adams came straight in at Number 2 behind Terry Pratchett andLast Chance to Seewas the one, key book that I hadn t read of his.I found reading this a surprisingly emotional experience I mean Adams voice is so strong in all his work, and within a couple of pa...

  8. says:

    It is certainly the reason why so many people have devoted their lives to protecting the likes of rhinos, parakeets, kakapos and dolphins It is simply this The world would be a poorer, darker, lonelier place without them And so ends this brilliant travelogue documentary of sorts that is uplifting, moving and hilarious as only Douglas Adams can Why wasn t Douglas Adams writing for National Geography Developed as a radio show on BBC, the writing provides an account of the travels of the auIt is certainly the reason why so many people have devoted their lives to protecting the likes of rhinos, parakeets, kakapos and dolphins It is simply this The world would be a poorer, darker, lonelier place without them And so ends this brilliant travelogue documentary of sorts that is uplifting, moving and hilarious as only Douglas Adams can Why wasn t Douglas Adams writing for National Geography Developed as a radio show on BBC, the writing provides an account of the travels of the author with zoologist Mark Carwedine in search of endangered fauna to the corners of the earth Japan, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zaire to name a few The author marvels at t...

  9. says:

    We have not inherited the Earth from our ancestors, but have borrowed it from our children. AnonymousEvolution is an ongoing process, and each species simply evolves in different ways to meet the requirements of its ecological niche, extremely specialized to that ecology and lifestyle There is generally enough time, in the case of a natural change to its ecology, for the species to try to adapt and evolve further To try to survive Extinction is nothing new to Earth and 99.99% of all species We have not inherited the Earth from our ancestors, but have borrowed it from our children. AnonymousEvolution is an ongoing process, and each species simply evolves in different ways to meet the requirements of its ecological niche, extremely specialized to that ecology and lifestyle There is generally enough time, in the case of a natural change to its ecology, for the species to try to adapt and evolve further To try to survive Extinction is nothing new to Earth and 99.99% of all species that have ever lived are now nonextant One species playing a role in completely wiping out another species is again something that s been happening since the days of algae Homo sapiens, though, are unique in two aspects 1 in being the only species to have the cognitive ability to identify and understand the micro and macro level impact and repercussions of their decisions and actions a...

  10. says:

    Mark Carwardine was a zoologist working for the World Wildlife Fund when he was hired by a magazine to take Douglas Adams to see the world s rarest nocturnal lemur, the Madagascar aye aye The trip was enough of a success that they decided having Adams write funny things about his attempt to visit endangered species was a good way to...

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