"It's science fiction and it's extremely funny...inspired lunacy that leaves hardly a science fiction cliche alive." Washington Post "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 sci-fi book, packed full of adventure and humour" The Guardian
Douglas Adams was born in 1952 and educated at Cambridge. His other works include Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul, Last Chance to See…with zoologist Mark Carwardine, and, with John Lloyd, The Meaning of Liff and The Deeper Meaning of Liff.
English humor is really either hit or miss with me, and this was kind of a miss. Wasn't a bad read, and if you're going to get it this hardcover is the way to go, but it didn't... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kevan
I love this edition, it's nice to have all 5 books in the same package.Published 8 months ago by Sebastien Gagne
What's not to like about Douglas Adams. A classic. Everyone should read it, lots of giggles.Published 9 months ago by Deborah
Was shipped in good time. Great series. Not the best made books (cheaply made) but will should last long enough to be well enjoyed.Published on Aug. 29 2013 by Island Jim