The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Book 1)

Douglas Adams

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Synopsis:

It's an ordinary Thursday morning for Arthur Dent . . . until his house gets demolished. The Earth follows shortly after to make way for a new hyperspace express route, and Arthur's best friend has just announced that he's an alien.

After that, things get much, much worse.

With just a towel, a small yellow fish, and a book, Arthur has to navigate through a very hostile universe in the company of a gang of unreliable aliens. Luckily the fish is quite good at languages. And the book is The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy . . . which helpfully has the words DON'T PANIC inscribed in large, friendly letters on its cover.

Douglas Adams's mega-selling pop-culture classic sends logic into orbit, plays havoc with both time and physics, offers up pithy commentary on such things as ballpoint pens, potted plants, and digital watches . . . and, most important, reveals the ultimate answer to life, the universe, and everything.

Now, if you could only figure out the question. . . .

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Extremely funny . . . inspired lunacy . . . [and] over much too soon."-The Washington Post Book World

SOON TO BE A HULU SERIES

Now celebrating the pivotal 42nd anniversary of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy!

Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read

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About the Author:

Douglas Adams was born in 1952 and created all the various and contradictory manifestations of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: radio, novels, TV, computer games, stage adaptations, comic book, and bath towel.

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