The Ultimate Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy

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ISBN: 0307498468
Release Date: 2010-09-29
Number of pages: 832
Author: Douglas Adams
Publisher: Del Rey

Download and read online The Ultimate Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy in PDF and EPUB In one complete volume, here are the five classic novels from Douglas Adams’s beloved Hitchhiker series. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Seconds before the Earth is demolished for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is saved by Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised Guide. Together they stick out their thumbs to the stars and begin a wild journey through time and space. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe The moment before annihilation at the hands of warmongers is a curious time to crave tea. It could only happen to the cosmically displaced Arthur Dent and his comrades as they hurtle across the galaxy in a desperate search for a place to eat. Life, the Universe and Everything The unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky– so they plan to destroy it. The universe, that is. Now only five individuals can avert Armageddon: mild-mannered Arthur Dent and his stalwart crew. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish Back on Earth, Arthur Dent is ready to believe that the past eight years were all just a figment of his stressed-out imagination. But a gift-wrapped fishbowl with a cryptic inscription thrusts him back to reality. So to speak. Mostly Harmless Just when Arthur Dent makes the terrible mistake of starting to enjoy life, all hell breaks loose. Can he save the Earth from total obliteration? Can he save the Guide from a hostile alien takeover? Can he save his daughter from herself? Includes the bonus story “Young Zaphod Plays It Safe” “With droll wit, a keen eye for detail and heavy doses of insight . . . Adams makes us laugh until we cry.”—San Diego Union-Tribune “Lively, sharply satirical, brilliantly written . . . ranks with the best set pieces in Mark Twain.”—The Atlantic


The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy

Filename: the-hitchhiker-s-guide-to-the-galaxy.pdf
ISBN: 0434023396
Release Date: 2014
Number of pages: 832
Author: Douglas Adams
Publisher: William Heinemann

Download and read online The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy in PDF and EPUB First a legendary radio series, then a sequence of bestselling books, and most recently a blockbuster movie, The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy is one of the greatest fictional enterprises of the twentieth century. Reissued in time for the first novel's thirty-fifth anniversary, this hardback omnibus edition includes all five parts of the trilogy, along with a wealth of extra material prefaced and contextualised by Jem Roberts, the official biographer of Douglas Adams, to complete the canon. This unique hardback edition is indispensable for any would-be galactic traveller, and a must-read for all Douglas Adams fans.



So Long and Thanks for All the Fish

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ISBN: 9780330513173
Release Date: 2009-09-01
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Author: Douglas Adams
Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Download and read online So Long and Thanks for All the Fish in PDF and EPUB So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish, with a foreword by Neil Gaiman, is the fourth instalment in Douglas Adams' bestselling Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 'trilogy'. Just as Arthur Dent's sense of reality is in its dickiest state he suddenly finds the girl of his dreams. He finds her in the last place in which he would expect to find anything at all, but which 3,976,000,000 people will find oddly familiar. They go in search of God's Final Message to His Creation and, in a dramatic break from tradition, actually find it.


The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

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ISBN: 0307497569
Release Date: 2008-12-24
Number of pages: 256
Author: Douglas Adams
Publisher: Del Rey

Download and read online The Restaurant at the End of the Universe in PDF and EPUB "DOUGLAS ADAMS IS A TERRIFIC SATIRIST." --The Washington Post Book World Facing annihilation at the hands of the warlike Vogons is a curious time to have a craving for tea. It could only happen to the cosmically displaced Arthur Dent and his curious comrades in arms as they hurtle across space powered by pure improbability--and desperately in search of a place to eat. Among Arthur's motley shipmates are Ford Prefect, a longtime friend and expert contributor to the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy; Zaphod Beeblebrox, the three-armed, two-headed ex-president of the galaxy; Tricia McMillan, a fellow Earth refugee who's gone native (her name is Trillian now); and Marvin, the moody android who suffers nothing and no one very gladly. Their destination? The ultimate hot spot for an evening of apocalyptic entertainment and fine dining, where the food (literally) speaks for itself. Will they make it? The answer: hard to say. But bear in mind that the Hitchhiker's Guide deleted the term "Future Perfect" from its pages, since it was discovered not to be! "What's such fun is how amusing the galaxy looks through Adams' sardonically silly eyes." --Detroit Free Press From the Paperback edition.


Life the Universe and Everything

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ISBN: 9780330513142
Release Date: 2009-09-01
Number of pages:
Author: Douglas Adams
Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Download and read online Life the Universe and Everything in PDF and EPUB In Life, the Universe and Everything, the third title in Douglas Adams' blockbusting sci-fi comedy series, Arthur Dent finds himself enlisted to prevent a galactic war. In consequence of a number of stunning catastrophes, Arthur Dent is surprised to find himself living in a hideously miserable cave on prehistoric Earth. However, just as he thinks that things cannot get possibly worse, they suddenly do. He discovers that the Galaxy is not only mind-boggingly big and bewildering but also that most of the things that happen in it are staggeringly unfair.


And Another Thing

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ISBN: 9780241959527
Release Date: 2010-05-27
Number of pages: 368
Author: Eoin Colfer
Publisher: Penguin UK

Download and read online And Another Thing in PDF and EPUB Arthur Dent's accidental association with that wholly remarkable book The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy has not been entirely without incident. Arthur has travelled the length, breadth and depth of known, and unknown, space. He has stumbled forwards and backwards through time. He has been blown up, reassembled, cruelly imprisoned, horribly released and colourfully insulted more than is strictly necessary. And, of course, he has comprehensively failed to grasp the meaning of life, the universe and everything. Arthur has, though, finally made it home to Earth. But that does not mean he has escaped his fate. For Arthur's chances of getting his hands on a decent cuppa are evaporating along with the world's oceans. Because no sooner has he arrived than he finds out that Earth is about to be blown up . . . again.


Mostly Harmless

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ISBN: 9780330513203
Release Date: 2009-09-01
Number of pages: 230
Author: Douglas Adams
Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Download and read online Mostly Harmless in PDF and EPUB Mostly Harmless is the fifth and final part in Douglas Adams' much-loved cult classic series. Arthur Dent hadn't had a day as bad as this since the Earth had been blown up. After years of galactic wanderings, Arthur finally settles on the small planet Lamuella and becomes a sandwich maker. Looking forward to a quiet life, his plans are thrown awry by the unexpected arrival of his daughter. There's nothing worse than a frustrated teenager with a copy of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy in their hands. When she runs away, Arthur goes after her determined to save her from the horrors of the universe. After all - he's encountered most of them before . . . With exclusive bonus material from the Douglas Adams archives, and an introduction by Dirk Maggs.


Philosophy and The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy

Filename: philosophy-and-the-hitchhiker-s-guide-to-the-galaxy.pdf
ISBN: 9780230291126
Release Date: 2012-07-03
Number of pages: 308
Author: Nicholas Joll
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Download and read online Philosophy and The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy in PDF and EPUB This is the "philosophy and. ." book that really needed to be written – because it is about The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. For (to paraphrase the great man himself) Hitchhiker's is not above a little philosophy in the same way that the sea is not above the sky. Moreover: this edited collection combines accessibility – and some humor – with rigor. It contains an introduction, nine chapters, a glossary, and multiple indexes. Topics covered include the meaning of life (and "42"), vegetarianism, the ethics of entertainment, artificial intelligence, multiple worlds, God, and philosophical method.


The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy

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ISBN: 1563892715
Release Date: 1997
Number of pages: 133
Author: Douglas Adams
Publisher: Dc Comics

Download and read online The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy in PDF and EPUB Just before the Earth is demolished, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.


The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy

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Release Date: 1979
Number of pages: 207
Author: Douglas Adams
Publisher: GoodReads

Download and read online The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy in PDF and EPUB After Earth is demolished to make way for a new hyperspatial expressway, Arthur Dent begins to hitch-hike through space.


Religion and Atheism in Douglas Adams Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy

Filename: religion-and-atheism-in-douglas-adams-hitchhiker-s-guide-to-the-galaxy.pdf
ISBN: 9783638862516
Release Date: 2007-11
Number of pages: 28
Author: Christian Schlegel
Publisher: GRIN Verlag

Download and read online Religion and Atheism in Douglas Adams Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy in PDF and EPUB Seminar paper from the year 2003 in the subject Theology - Miscellaneous, grade: A, University of Glasgow, course: Religion and Literature, 10 entries in the bibliography, language: English, comment: Die Arbeit wurde im Rahmen meines Auslandssemesters in Theologie geschrieben und von meinem Schottischen Dozenten mit A bewertet und in Deutschland von meinem Englisch-Prof als ANGLISTIK-LITERATUR HAUPTSEMINAR Schein anerkannt und mit 1,7 bewertet., abstract: Douglas Adams says about himself that he is not just a confessing atheist, but rather a radical atheist. This attitude leads us to the task of this seminar paper. It will examine some of the theological and philosophical elements, which appear in the text, and how the author's personal confession influenced their use. Furthermore, as a result, we will see in how far this piece of literature can be regarded as serious criticism of religion.


The Complete Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy

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ISBN: 1447262425
Release Date: 2013-10-10
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Author: Douglas Adams
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Digital Audio

Download and read online The Complete Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy in PDF and EPUB On 12 October 1979 the most remarkable book ever to come out of the great publishing corporations of Ursa Minor (and Earth) was made available to humanity. This was of course The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. But this was just the beginning. We followed the adventures of hapless protagonist Arthur Dent and his alien side-kick, Ford Prefect, across a trilogy of five books: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series. And this merry spacewagon, featuring a flying sofa, a paranoid Android, a gift-wrapped fishbowl, bath towels and much else besides, became an instant classic.


The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy The Trilogy of Five

Filename: the-hitchhiker-s-guide-to-the-galaxy-the-trilogy-of-five.pdf
ISBN: 9781447220060
Release Date: 2012-03-01
Number of pages: 1072
Author: Douglas Adams
Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Download and read online The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy The Trilogy of Five in PDF and EPUB On 12 October 1979 the most remarkable book ever to come out of the great publishing corporations of Ursa Minor (and Earth) was made available to humanity. This was of course The Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. But this was just the beginning. We followed the adventures of hapless protagonist, Arthur Dent and his alien side-kick, Ford Prefect, across a trilogy of five books: The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy series. And this merry spacewagon, featuring a flying sofa, a Paranoid Android, a gift-wrapped fishbowl, bath towels and much else besides, became an instant classic. Now, for the first time, we are publishing all five books in the Hitchhiker's series, as an ebook omnibus. Praise for The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series ‘It changed my whole life. It’s literally out of this world’ Tom Baker ‘Really entertaining and fun’ Michael Palin ‘It is funny and funny in every way . . . it is the sort of humour which crops up from time to time and immediately find its own level, its own audience’ Daily Telegraph ‘Indispensable reading for mental hitch-hikers who want to thumb a lift out of the ruts of orthodox thought . . .science fiction that is very intelligently amusing, or very amusingly intelligent’ Daily Mail


Don t Panic

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ISBN: 1848564961
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 275
Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: Titan Books

Download and read online Don t Panic in PDF and EPUB Acclaimed author Gaiman celebrates the life and work of the great Sci-Fi comedy writer.