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“Classic Adams and the beginning of an amazing journey across the galaxy”
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“Hilarious! A trilogy in five parts. I quote it all the time. I don't think it's possible for me to tire of it.”
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“An entry about the series as a whole.”
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Join Douglas Adams's hapless hero Arthur Dent as he travels the galaxy with his intrepid pal Ford Prefect, getting into horrible messes and generally wreaking hilarious havoc. Dent is grabbed from Earth moments before a cosmic construction team obliterates the planet to build a freeway. You'll never read funnier science fiction; Adams is a master of intelligent satire, barbed wit, and comedic dialogue.The Hitchhiker's Guideis rich in comedic detail and thought-provoking situations and stands up to multiple reads. Required reading for science fiction fans, this book (and its follow-ups) is also sure to please fans of Monty Python, Terry Pratchett's Discworld series, and British sitcoms.

Douglas Adams' Hitchhikers Guide series of books include:

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
The Salmon of a Doubt
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ISBN-10: 0345391802
ISBN-13: 978-0345391803
Author: Douglas Adams
Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy, British Humor, Satire
Publisher: Del Ray
Date Published: Sept 27, 1995
Format: Novels and Short Stories
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