The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1)
At a booksellers convention breakfast, Dave Barry remembers, "people kept coming up to tell Douglas [Adams] how excited they were about his heavily promoted new Hitchhiker book. I asked him about it, and, glancing around, he whispered, 'I, umm, haven't actually started it.' " Fortunately, Adams... show more
At a booksellers convention breakfast, Dave Barry remembers, "people kept coming up to tell Douglas [Adams] how excited they were about his heavily promoted new Hitchhiker book. I asked him about it, and, glancing around, he whispered, 'I, umm, haven't actually started it.' " Fortunately, Adams overcome his procrastination to write a novel adaptation of a radio serial of The Hitchhike'sr Guide. The rest, of course, is history. Adams's 1979 comic science fiction masterpiece has become a counterculture classic, selling more than 14 million copies. This 25th anniversary Deluxe Edition is packed with an astounding array of new and never-before-collected Hitchhiker material, including contributions from Douglas Coupland, Neil Gaiman, and Terry Pratchett.
Publish date: December 18th 2007
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (#1)
As with Princess Bride I'm phenomenally late to the Douglas Adams party, but in spite of my dislike for science fiction (and, to be fair, space-related science fact, for that matter), my resistance was been worn down and I thought I had half a chance of enjoying it on audio. When I saw an edition n...
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