The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
--The Boston Globe
Seconds before the Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy who, for the last fifteen years, has been posing as an out-of-work actor.
Together this dynamic pair begin a journey through space aided by quotes from The Hitchhiker's Guide ("A towel is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have") and a galaxy-full of fellow travelers: Zaphod Beeblebrox--the two-headed, three-armed ex-hippie and totally out-to-lunch president of the galaxy; Trillian, Zaphod's girlfriend (formally Tricia McMillan), whom Arthur tried to pick up at a cocktail party once upon a time zone; Marvin, a paranoid, brilliant, and chronically depressed robot; Veet Voojagig, a former graduate student who is obsessed with the disappearance of all the ballpoint pens he bought over the years.
Where are these pens? Why are we born? Why do we die? Why do we spend so much time between wearing digital watches? For all the answers stick your thumb to the stars. And don't forget to bring a towel!
"[A] WHIMSICAL ODYSSEY...Characters frolic through the galaxy with infectious joy".
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Review: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy #1)User Review - Melissa - Goodreads
This was a reread so I can finally finish this series. I still love it. It makes me laugh so much and I understand my brother just a little more because of this book. Read full review
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For a Greek review go to: Delitrium The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is one of the most peculiar, unexpected and fun books you will ever read! Douglas Adams combines (and succeeds) a little bit of ... Read full review