The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Douglas Adams (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Del Rey Books
Publish Date
September 27, 1995
Pages
224
Dimensions
4.1 X 0.7 X 6.8 inches | 0.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Mass Market Paperbound
EAN/UPC
9780345391803
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About the Author

Douglas Adams was born in 1952 and created all the various and contradictory manifestations of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy radio, novels, TV, computer games, stage adaptations, comic book, and bath towel. He was born in Cambridge and lived with his wife and daughter in Islington, London, before moving to Santa Barbara, California, where he died suddenly in 2001.

Reviews

"Extremely funny . . . inspired lunacy . . . [and] over much too soon."--The Washington Post Book World

The feckless protagonist, Arthur Dent, is reminiscent of Vonnegut heroes, and his travels afford a wild satire of present institutions.--Chicago Tribune

Very simply, the book is one of the funniest SF spoofs ever written, with hyperbolic ideas folding in on themselves.--School Library Journal

"[A] whimsical odyssey . . . Characters frolic through the galaxy with infectious joy."--Publishers Weekly