The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Your planet has just been destroyed and you’re lost in the space-time continuum, butDon’t Panic! Just thumb your way to the end of the universe for a nice cuppa tea with the help of The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, your Baedeker for intergalactic zaniness. Featuring all five... show more
Your planet has just been destroyed and you’re lost in the space-time continuum, butDon’t Panic! Just thumb your way to the end of the universe for a nice cuppa tea with the help of The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, your Baedeker for intergalactic zaniness. Featuring all five novels in Douglas Adams’s beloved Hitchhiker’s seriesThe Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy; The Restaurant at the End of the Universe; Life, the Universe and Everything; So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish; Mostly Harmlessand the bonus short story “Young Zaphod Plays It Safe,” this omnibus provides you with the perfect itinerary for sightseeing across the universe, from the beginning to the end of time. Along the way you’ll meet paranoid robots, avert Armageddon (more than once!), and learn the answer to the ultimate question concerning life, the universe, and everythingeven though you’ll never learn what the question is. So strap in, get ready for lift-off, and prepare yourself for comedy on a cosmic scale. The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is one of Barnes & Noble’s leatherbound contemporary classics. Each volume features authoritative texts by the world’s greatest authors in exquisitely designed bonded-leather bindings with distinctive gilt edging and an attractive silk-ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable, and collectable, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and are an indispensable cornerstone for any home library.
Format: leather bound
Publish date: October 25th 2010
Publisher: Sterling Publishing
Pages no: 815
Edition language: English
Series: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy -5 (#1)
The way I (probably mistakenly) see it, the answer 42 represents a view of cheery perfection. It's almost as though it is trying to be as divisible as possible simply to be helpful. Even its name is annoyingly perky. It is the number which represents what the established order (notably religion) has...
In the 1970s, a BBC radio serial was a surprise hit with a combination of humor and science fiction, eventually this spawned more radio serials, a TV show, even a Hollywood produced film, but also a series of books by creator Douglas Adams. The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy contains the...
Seconds before the Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy who, for the last fifteen years, has been posing as an out-of-work actor.Together ...
I saw the movie before I read the book, and I think it prepared me for Mr. Adams' writing styleI have to admit, sometimes he lost me in his narrative, but it was like listening to your crazy uncle telling a story, so I kind of enjoyed it... I stopped trying to "make sense" of it and just went along ...
Rating: 5.5/5 – It was that brilliant! Summary: Arthur Dent woke up one morning, got up to make coffee, and then realized a demolition crew showed up to destroy his house to make way for a new bypass. While he was busy uselessly defending his house, another demolition crew showed up to clear the w...