The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1)
Thirty years of celebrating the comic genius of Douglas Adams…On 12 October 1979 the most remarkable book ever to come out of the great publishing corporations of Ursa Minor (and Earth) was made available to humanity – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.It’s an ordinary Thursday lunchtime for... show more
Thirty years of celebrating the comic genius of Douglas Adams…On 12 October 1979 the most remarkable book ever to come out of the great publishing corporations of Ursa Minor (and Earth) was made available to humanity – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.It’s an ordinary Thursday lunchtime for Arthur Dent until his house gets demolished. The Earth follows shortly afterwards to make way for a new hyperspace bypass and his best friend has just announced that he’s an alien. At this moment, they’re hurtling through space with nothing but their towels and an innocuous-looking book inscribed with the big, friendly words: DON’T PANIC.The weekend has only just begun…Volume one in the trilogy of five
Format: Mass Market
Publish date: May 1st 1991
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 216
Edition language: English
Series: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (#1)
This was really cute. Had a lot of laughing out loud moments. Completely ridiculous, which was nice because I didn't have to keep up with the bogus science...
My experience of Hitch-hikers Guide goes all the way back to the mid-eighties when I found this adventure game in a computer magazine that I typed out (though it is not the 1984 Infocom version). Basically it was one of those games where you wander around a world solving problems and collecting trea...
This was the book club selection for the group that I was hosting last night, so yesterday I decided that I better give it a quick read rather than depend upon my memory of the movie for discussion. As most of you probably already know, it is a unique blend of British wit and rambling adventures. I ...
I seen this book around a lot, but I had never taken the time to read it or even find out what it was really about. Really it's told kind of like a nonsense story, but it's very entertaining and full of philosophical bits. I enjoyed it very much. It sort of makes light of the whole idea of existe...
Sometimes I read a book that gives me true anxiety to rate. I wonder if it would actually be better if I just drank a bottle of wine before rating or writing a review for these books because everything is so easy to me when I'm drinking wine - laughing, joking, eating, falling. Everything. But I c...