Life, the Universe and Everything (Google eBook)
--The Philadelphia Inquirer
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 white 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 vicepresident of the Campaign for Real Time, who travels in a ship powered by irrational behavior; Zaphod Beeblebrox, the two-headed, three-armed ex-head honcho of the Universe; 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."
--The Arizona Daily Star
From the Paperback edition.
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Review: Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy #3)User Review - Joseph - Goodreads
'From the studios on the unstable fourth moon of Vega four; it's The Ua show!' The announcer shouted as Ua emerged from behind the curtain to the applause of her live audience. 'Thank you, thank you ... Read full review
Review: Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy #3)User Review - Serge Boucher - Goodreads
Arguably the best in the series, this book actually has a coherent story, instead of the random stream-of-consciousness of the first two, and retains all of the wackiness of previous instalments with clever messages sprinkled all along. One of the best books ever written. Read full review