The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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Pan Macmillan, 2005 - Dent, Arthur (Fictitious character) - 217 pages
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On Thursday at lunchtime the Earth gets unexpectedly demolished to make way for a new hyperspace bypass. For Arthur Dent, who has already had his house demolished that morning, this seems to be more than he can cope with. Sadly, however, the weekend has only just begun, and the Galaxy is a very strange and startling place. A $60-million PG movie from Walt Disney pictures is releasing in May 2005. It stars Martin Freeman as Arthur Dent, Sam Rockwell as Zaphod Beeblebrox, Bill Nighy as Slartibartfast and the supercool hip-hop artist Mos Def as Ford Prefect. The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy was voted the nation's fourth most popular book by the BBC's Big Read and the Young Picador edition will bring this perennially popular novel to a brand-new teenage readership. Over fourteen million copies of Douglas Adamss books have been sold worldwide.

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User Review  - hawaiianmermaid701 - LibraryThing

DON'T PANIC! I enjoyed this humorous trip through the galaxy, and look forward to visiting The Restaurant at the End of the Universe this was not quite what I was expecting. I laughed out loud at some ... Read full review

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User Review  - lissabeth21 - LibraryThing

Kind of exactly what was expected... humor and science fiction. Names of people, places, and things I glazed over. Interesting introduction with history by the author which made the whole thing entirely more understandable in the sense of radio drama. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Douglas Adams created all manifestations of THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY: radio, novels, TV, computer game, stage adaptations, comic book and bath towel. He was working on the movie screenplay before his sudden death in 2001.

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