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The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy: The Trilogy Of Four Paperback – Mar 8 2002


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  • Paperback: 720 pages
  • Publisher: PAN Macmillan Adult (March 8 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0330492047
  • ISBN-13: 978-0330492041
  • Product Dimensions: 13.1 x 4.9 x 19.7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 599 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #120,820 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Douglas Adams created all the various and contradictory manifestations of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy: radio, novels, TV, computer game, stage adaptations, comic book and bath towel. He lectured and broadcast around the world and was a patron of the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund and Save the Rhino International. Douglas Adams was born in Cambridge, UK and lived with his wife and daughter in Islington, London, before moving to Santa Barbara, California, where he died suddenly in 2001. After Douglas died the movie of Hitchhiker moved out of development hell into the clear uplands of production, using much of Douglas' original script and ideas. Douglas shares the writing credit for the movie with Karey Kirkpatrick.

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Bryan MacLeod on March 23 2004
Format: Paperback
We have all read incredibly moving, life-shaping books, books that challenge your spirit and your intellect to achieve new heights, books written by men and women of deeper thought than anything us mortals could hope to attain...
And then there are these great books by Douglas Adams that let you tell all those thinkers to get stuffed, stop taking themselves so seriously and just enjoy life in all its wonders.
For anyone that has travelled, really travelled, who loves life, who really loves life, and enjoys a good laugh, these books are for you. Put Monty Python, The Far Side, David Suzuki, an English dictionary and chocolate (for flavour) into a blender and you have something nasty, but not entirely unlike the humour in these wonderful books.
Dive in. And above all: Don't Panic.
And to see just what a wonderful thinker Douglas Adams actually was, read his posthumous collection "The Salmon of Doubt" which is an excellent and thought provoking (but not in a snooty way) read.
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By bernie TOP 100 REVIEWER on Sept. 16 2006
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A galactic highway is passing through and you guessed it Earth is in the path.

How many times have you asked a simple question and go the answer as "42." Yep, you are a victim to this book. Many of the clich's and truisms that rival Shakespeare are creeping into our vocabulary. And attitudes - "It has been on file."

If you are the one person that somehow got through life with out reading this series or at least seeing this on TV, then you are in for a treat. Somehow this story is earmarked as sci-fi and I guess it can be in a sense and it has all the elements necessary; it delivers a powerful message to the local Zoning Board.

I will not go though the story, as that is why you are reading the book. You need to sit down for the next sentence.

This book has changed my life.
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This book is one of the best humoristic things I read. It is mostly an gargantuan joke with it's own self-refecences. Things may seems a little weird at first but it is explained later in the story with some pretty amazing return of elements that seemed only random. It is a story of pure irony that every sci-fi fan will love. I read it all in one week and would read it again any time.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Book Critter on June 6 2009
Format: Paperback
It's great to have Douglas Adams' classic story as a single book. Definitely would recommend this.
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By anjuli Giguère on June 3 2014
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It'is a classic. Very funny , the kind of humour I likre and.. easy to understand ( I speak french), entertaining!
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By Jakob on March 4 2014
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best toilet paper I've ever used. it felt like I was on my way to another planet. ever since i received this book my doors keep on sighing. also 42x10=420. therefor weed is 10x better than the meaning of the universe
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By john stipanic on Dec 12 2013
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love douglas adams fantastic to have all five of the books at one time on my new kindle thank you
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By Trent Doyle on Sept. 12 2013
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i love these books they are a great read and the wacky nature of this book. if thinking about getting these books just look at the price for 5 books it sold me.
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