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Life, the Universe and Everything
by Douglas Adams




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Now celebrating the 42nd anniversary of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, soon to be a Hulu original series

"Wild satire . . . The feckless protagonist, Arthur Dent, is reminiscent of Vonnegut heroes."--Chicago Tribune

The unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky above their heads--so they plan to destroy it. The universe, that is. Now only five individuals stand between the killer robots of Krikkit and their goal of total annihilation.

They are Arthur Dent, a mild-mannered space and time traveler who tries to learn how to fly by throwing himself at the ground and missing; Ford Prefect, his best friend, who decides to go insane to see if he likes it; Slartibartfast, the indomitable vice president of the Campaign for Real Time, who travels in a ship powered by irrational behavior; Zaphod Beeblebrox, the two-headed, three-armed ex-president of the galaxy; and Trillian, the sexy space cadet who is torn between a persistent Thunder God and a very depressed Beeblebrox.

How will it all end? Will it end? Only this stalwart crew knows as they try to avert "universal" Armageddon and save life as we know it--and don't know it

"Adams is one of those rare treasures: an author who, one senses, has as much fun writing as one has reading."--Arizona Daily Star

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Overview

Now celebrating the 42nd anniversary of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, soon to be a Hulu original series

"Wild satire . . . The feckless protagonist, Arthur Dent, is reminiscent of Vonnegut heroes."--Chicago Tribune

The unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky above their heads--so they plan to destroy it. The universe, that is. Now only five individuals stand between the killer robots of Krikkit and their goal of total annihilation.

They are Arthur Dent, a mild-mannered space and time traveler who tries to learn how to fly by throwing himself at the ground and missing; Ford Prefect, his best friend, who decides to go insane to see if he likes it; Slartibartfast, the indomitable vice president of the Campaign for Real Time, who travels in a ship powered by irrational behavior; Zaphod Beeblebrox, the two-headed, three-armed ex-president of the galaxy; and Trillian, the sexy space cadet who is torn between a persistent Thunder God and a very depressed Beeblebrox.

How will it all end? Will it end? Only this stalwart crew knows as they try to avert "universal" Armageddon and save life as we know it--and don't know it

"Adams is one of those rare treasures: an author who, one senses, has as much fun writing as one has reading."--Arizona Daily Star

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780345418906
  • ISBN-10: 0345418905
  • Publisher: Del Rey Books
  • Publish Date: April 2005
  • Page Count: 240
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds

Series: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy #3

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