Brand: Del Rey Books

Product Code: 9780345391810

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Biographical Note:
Douglas Adams was born in 1952 and educated at Cambridge. He was the author of five books in the Hitchhiker's Trilogy, including The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy; The Restaurant at the End of the Universe ; Life, the Universe and Everything; So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish ; and Mostly Harmless . His other works include Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency; The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul; The Meaning of Liff and The Deeper Meaning of Liff (with John Lloyd); and Last Chance to See (with Mark Carwardine). His last book was the bestselling collection, The Salmon of Doubt, published posthumously in May 2002.
You can find more about Douglas Adam's life and works at douglasadams.com.


Jacket Description/Flap:
"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


Marc Notes:
Reprint. Originally published: Great Britain: Pan Books, Ltd., 1980.


Review Quotes:
"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


Review Citations:
  • Ingram Advance 05/01/2005 pg. 93 (EAN 9780345418920, Paperback)
  • Wilson Fiction Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780345418920, Paperback)
  • Wilson Middle/Jr. High Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780345418920, Paperback)
  • Wilson Senior High Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780345418920, Paperback)
  • Library Journal 11/15/2002 (EAN 9781590072622, Analog Audio Cassette)
  • Wilson Fiction Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780517545355, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Middle/Jr. High Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780517545355, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Senior High Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780517545355, Hardcover)