The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide Series #1)

by Douglas Adams

Published: September 1995
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Pages: 224
Mass Market Paperback
ISBN: 9780345391803

       

Overview of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide Series #1)

Don't leave earth without this story of the end of the world and the happy-go-lucky days that follow. The writing of New York Times Best-selling author, Douglas Adams, has been brilliantly successful on both sides of the Atlantic in radio, television, theatre and spoken word audio.

The story of a British earthling plucked from his planet, and his subsequent adventures elsewhere in the universe.

Synopsis of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide Series #1)

Don't leave Earth without this hilarious international bestseller about the end of the world and the happy-go-lucky days that follow...about the worst Thursday that ever happened and why the Universe is a lot safer if you bring a towel.

About the Author

New York Times bestselling author Douglas Adams enjoyed amazing success on both sides of the Atlantic in radio, television, theater, and spoken-word audio. He authored the bestselling trilogy The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy that sold over 14 million copies worldwide as well as the other four titles in that trilogy (yes, it's five in the trilogy, not three). He also wrote the bestselling titles Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, and Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul. In May, 2001, Douglas Adams passed away unexpectedly leaving millions of fans worldwide. The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time is the treasure he left behind on the hard drive of his beloved Macintosh. Look for each of these classic titles available from New Millennium Audio.

Gale Research

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, as well as its sequels,The Restaurant at the End of the Universe; Life, the Universe and Everything; So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish; and Mostly Harmless, is "inspired lunacy that leaves hardly a science fictional cliche alive," as Washington Post Book World contributor Lisa Tuttle describes it.

About the Author, Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams is the author of five books in the Hitchhiker's Trilogy including 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; and Mostly Harmless. He lives in London.

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Gale Research

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, as well as its sequels,The Restaurant at the End of the Universe; Life, the Universe and Everything; So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish; and Mostly Harmless, is "inspired lunacy that leaves hardly a science fictional cliche alive," as Washington Post Book World contributor Lisa Tuttle describes it.

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