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The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
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Your planet has just been destroyed and you’re lost in the space-time continuum, but—Don’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, but—Don’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 series—The 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 Harmless—and 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 everything—even 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.
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Format: leather bound
ISBN: 9780307291813 (0307291812)
Publisher: Sterling Publishing
Pages no: 815
Edition language: English
Series: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy -5 (#1)
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mattries37315
mattries37315 rated it
3.0 The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
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...
Bookworm Blurbs
Bookworm Blurbs rated it
3.0 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
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 ...
shazoo00oo
shazoo00oo rated it
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 ...
Towers of Books Come Tumbling Down!
Towers of Books Come Tumbling Down! rated it
5.0 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
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...
Rebecca Clare Smith
Rebecca Clare Smith rated it
5.0 The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
I love this series of books for its caustic wit and silliness. Not only that, but there's plenty of very British things such as tea drinking and the skill of making the perfect sandwich plus some great ideas (such as how it's possible to fly).
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