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Warning! This second volume in the "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" series is definitely not a standalone book. Enjoying, or even understanding, the continuing adventures of Earthling Arthur Dent, his strange pal Ford Prefect, and the very, very odd Zaphod Beeblebrox requires previous study and preparation. Confusion and possible insanity awaits the poor soul who tries to figure out the second title without having read the first. Arthur and Ford, having survived the destruction of Earth by surreptitiously hitching a ride on a Vogon constructor ship, have been kicked off that ship by its commander. Now they find themselves aboard a stolen Improbability Drive ship commanded by Beeblebrox, ex-president of the Imperial Galactic Government and full-time thief. Narrated by Adams, this production is a treat for fans of the late author and others who enjoy British comedy. Be sure to buy all five parts of the "Hitchhiker" series or your patrons will storm your office. One caveat: this audiobook will need to be repackaged for library circulation.
Barbara Rhodes, Northeast Texas Lib. Syst., Garland
Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition.
“Douglas Adams is a terrific satirist.”—Washington Post Book World
“What’s such fun is how amusing the galaxy looks through Adams’s sardonically silly eyes.”—Detroit Free Press
From the Trade Paperback edition. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
The ending was explosive, sadly i did not get dessert as the universe had ended.Published 3 months ago by Kent Williams
This was good but not as good as The first. One reason why i dont like this is that Adams changed the name of the girl. I'm presently reading the fourth book. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Dean S. Marquis
This will not go down in the history of books as the best ever written, unless you're an easily entertained Sci-Fi geek. Otherwise, this is enjoyable and fun reading. Read morePublished on Feb. 4 2004 by J. Bradford
this is a classic among comical books. it takes the series to a whole new level. I have read this book numourus times. This book is so funny its orgasmic. Read morePublished on Jan. 14 2004 by Captain InsaneO
This is not a review of the material from the book or the author performance of it. Those are great.
The makers of this cd should be condemed. Read more
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe begins where The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy left off, only Zaphod Beeblebrox's idea of stopping for dinner at the aforementioned... Read morePublished on Jan. 3 2003 by Daniel Jolley
This book rules! If you like the sarcastic, ironic events that took place in The Hitchiker's Guide to The Galaxy, this book's for you! Read morePublished on May 14 2002 by Britta Hakkila
After the destruction of Earth, and beginning their search for the answer to "Everything", Arthur Dent and Co. Read morePublished on April 18 2002 by Yang Hsia