Life, the Universe and Everything

Life, the Universe and Everything

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 05/03/2020
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In Life, the Universe and Everything, the third title in Douglas Adams' blockbusting sci-fi comedy series, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Arthur Dent finds himself enlisted to prevent a galactic war.

This edition includes exclusive bonus material from the Douglas Adams archives, and an introduction by Simon Brett, producer of the original radio broadcast.

Following a number of stunning catastrophes, which have involved him being alternately blown up and insulted in ever stranger regions of the Galaxy, Arthur Dent is surprised to find himself living in a cave on prehistoric Earth. However, just as he thinks that things cannot get possibly worse, they suddenly do. An eddy in the space-time continuum lands him, Ford Prefect, and their flying sofa in the middle of the cricket ground at Lord's, just two days before the world is due to be destroyed by the Vogons.

Escaping the end of the world for a second time, Arthur, Ford, and their old friend Slartibartfast embark (reluctantly) on a mission to save the whole galaxy from fanatical robots. Not bad for a man in his dressing gown . . .

Follow Arthur Dent's galactic (mis)adventures in the rest of the trilogy with five parts: So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish, and Mostly Harmless.

  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • ISBN: 9781529034547
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Weight: 174g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 129 x 15 mm

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Life, the Universe and Everything
Great fun
Life the universe and everything started life as an unmade doctor who script. (Its since been turned into a doctor who novel by James goss) the third hitch... READ MORE
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Life, the Universe and Everything
People rave about the hitchhiker's series but it's lost on me
Read this with my 12 year old who is a good reader. Funny metaphors are stretched out across several chapters until they become just boring rather than fun... READ MORE
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