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Short Title: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Long Title: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Author(s): Douglas Adams
Publisher: Del Rey (September 27, 1995)
ISBN10: 0345391802
ISBN13: 978-0345391803
Edition Information:
Language: English
Physical Description: paperback
Description: Join Douglas Adams\’s hapless hero Arthur Dent as he travels the galaxy with his intrepid pal Ford Prefect, getting into horrible messes and generally wreaking hilarious havoc. Dent is grabbed from Earth moments before a cosmic construction team obliterates the planet to build a freeway. You\’ll never read funnier science fiction; Adams is a master of intelligent satire, barbed wit, and comedic dialogue. The Hitchhiker\’s Guide is rich in comedic detail and thought-provoking situations and stands up to multiple reads. Required reading for science fiction fans, this book (and its follow-ups) is also sure to please fans of Monty Python, Terry Pratchett\’s Discworld series, and British sitcoms.