The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy

✏Book Title : The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy
✏Author : Douglas Adams
✏Publisher : Del Rey
✏Release Date : 2007-12-18
✏Pages : 304
✏ISBN : 9780307417138
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy Book Summary : NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Extremely funny . . . inspired lunacy . . . [and] over much too soon.”—The Washington Post Book World Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read Seconds before 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 began a journey through space aided by a galaxyful of fellow travelers: Zaphod Beeblebrox—the two-headed, three-armed ex-hippie and totally out-to-lunch president of the galaxy; Trillian (formerly Tricia McMillan), Zaphod’s girlfriend, whom Arthur tried to pick up at a cocktail party once upon a time zone; Marvin, a paranoid, brilliant, and chronically depressed robot; and Veet Voojagig, a former graduate student obsessed with the disappearance of all the ballpoint pens he’s bought over the years. Where are these pens? Why are we born? Why do we die? For all the answers, stick your thumb to the stars! Praise for The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy “A whimsical oddyssey . . . Characters frolic through the galaxy with infectious joy.”—Publishers Weekly “Irresistable!”—The Boston Globe

✏Book Title : The Rough Guide to The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy
✏Author : Marcus O'Dair
✏Publisher : Penguin
✏Release Date : 2010-10-01
✏Pages : 288
✏ISBN : 9781848369184
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Rough Guide to The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy Book Summary : Don't Panic. The Rough Guide to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy explores the ever-expanding universe created by Douglas Adams- the must-have companion for both long-term enthusiasts and those discovering the Hitchhiker's stories for the first time. You'll find everything you need to know about the stories so far including the saga's numerous incarnations: books, TV show, movie, radio series and more. The guide covers key Hitchhiker's concepts and plot devices from tea, cricket and towels to small yellow fish and the stories behind all your favourite characters: Ford Prefect, Arthur Dent, Zaphod Beeblebox, Trisha McMillan and, of course, Marvin, the paranoid Android. The guide features useful background on the life and times of Douglas Adams unveilling his influences and passions and an overview of his other works. Newcomers will find the guide packed with accessible information whilst committed fans will love the online resources section which includes the lowdown on the official fanclub, ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha.

✏Book Title : The Ultimate Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy
✏Author : Douglas Adams
✏Publisher : Del Rey
✏Release Date : 2010-09-29
✏Pages : 832
✏ISBN : 0307498468
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Ultimate Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy Book Summary : In one complete volume, here are the five classic novels from Douglas Adams’s beloved Hitchhiker series. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read) Seconds before the Earth is demolished for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is saved by Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised Guide. Together they stick out their thumbs to the stars and begin a wild journey through time and space. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe The moment before annihilation at the hands of warmongers is a curious time to crave tea. It could only happen to the cosmically displaced Arthur Dent and his comrades as they hurtle across the galaxy in a desperate search for a place to eat. Life, the Universe and Everything The unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky– so they plan to destroy it. The universe, that is. Now only five individuals can avert Armageddon: mild-mannered Arthur Dent and his stalwart crew. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish Back on Earth, Arthur Dent is ready to believe that the past eight years were all just a figment of his stressed-out imagination. But a gift-wrapped fishbowl with a cryptic inscription thrusts him back to reality. So to speak. Mostly Harmless Just when Arthur Dent makes the terrible mistake of starting to enjoy life, all hell breaks loose. Can he save the Earth from total obliteration? Can he save the Guide from a hostile alien takeover? Can he save his daughter from herself? Includes the bonus story “Young Zaphod Plays It Safe” “With droll wit, a keen eye for detail and heavy doses of insight . . . Adams makes us laugh until we cry.”—San Diego Union-Tribune “Lively, sharply satirical, brilliantly written . . . ranks with the best set pieces in Mark Twain.”—The Atlantic

✏Book Title : Philosophy and The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy
✏Author : Nicholas Joll
✏Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
✏Release Date : 2012-07-03
✏Pages : 308
✏ISBN : 9780230291126
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Philosophy and The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy Book Summary : This is the "philosophy and. ." book that really needed to be written – because it is about The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. For (to paraphrase the great man himself) Hitchhiker's is not above a little philosophy in the same way that the sea is not above the sky. Moreover: this edited collection combines accessibility – and some humor – with rigor. It contains an introduction, nine chapters, a glossary, and multiple indexes. Topics covered include the meaning of life (and "42"), vegetarianism, the ethics of entertainment, artificial intelligence, multiple worlds, God, and philosophical method.

✏Book Title : The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy
✏Author : Robbie Stamp
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 2005
✏Pages : 184
✏ISBN : 155704676X
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy Book Summary : Discusses the movie made from the cult science fiction novel and provides still photographs, production design sketches, costume designs, and commentaries by the cast and crew.

✏Book Title : The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy
✏Author : Douglas Adams
✏Publisher : sharra tene
✏Release Date : 2003
✏Pages : 272
✏ISBN :
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy Book Summary : March 1978 saw the first ever transmission of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy on BBC Radio 4. This 25th anniversary edition of the scriptbook includes a previously unpublished Hitchhiker script, an introduction by producer Geoffrey Perkins, and a who's who of all those involved.

✏Book Title : The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy Radio Scripts
✏Author : Douglas Adams
✏Publisher : Pan Macmillan
✏Release Date : 2005
✏Pages : 368
✏ISBN : 0330435108
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy Radio Scripts Book Summary : These scripts brilliantly bring to life the last three books in Adam's perenially popular Hitchhiker series.

✏Book Title : The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy The Trilogy of Five
✏Author : Douglas Adams
✏Publisher : Pan Macmillan
✏Release Date : 2012-03-01
✏Pages : 1072
✏ISBN : 9781447220060
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy The Trilogy of Five Book Summary : On 12 October 1979 the most remarkable book ever to come out of the great publishing corporations of Ursa Minor (and Earth) was made available to humanity. This was of course The Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. But this was just the beginning. We followed the adventures of hapless protagonist, Arthur Dent and his alien side-kick, Ford Prefect, across a trilogy of five books: The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy series. And this merry spacewagon, featuring a flying sofa, a Paranoid Android, a gift-wrapped fishbowl, bath towels and much else besides, became an instant classic. Now, for the first time, we are publishing all five books in the Hitchhiker's series, as an ebook omnibus. Praise for The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series ‘It changed my whole life. It’s literally out of this world’ Tom Baker ‘Really entertaining and fun’ Michael Palin ‘It is funny and funny in every way . . . it is the sort of humour which crops up from time to time and immediately find its own level, its own audience’ Daily Telegraph ‘Indispensable reading for mental hitch-hikers who want to thumb a lift out of the ruts of orthodox thought . . .science fiction that is very intelligently amusing, or very amusingly intelligent’ Daily Mail

✏Book Title : Religion and Atheism in Douglas Adams Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy
✏Author : Christian Schlegel
✏Publisher : GRIN Verlag
✏Release Date : 2007-11
✏Pages : 28
✏ISBN : 9783638862516
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Religion and Atheism in Douglas Adams Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy Book Summary : Seminar paper from the year 2003 in the subject Theology - Miscellaneous, grade: A, University of Glasgow, course: Religion and Literature, 10 entries in the bibliography, language: English, comment: Die Arbeit wurde im Rahmen meines Auslandssemesters in Theologie geschrieben und von meinem Schottischen Dozenten mit A bewertet und in Deutschland von meinem Englisch-Prof als ANGLISTIK-LITERATUR HAUPTSEMINAR Schein anerkannt und mit 1,7 bewertet., abstract: Douglas Adams says about himself that he is not just a confessing atheist, but rather a radical atheist. This attitude leads us to the task of this seminar paper. It will examine some of the theological and philosophical elements, which appear in the text, and how the author's personal confession influenced their use. Furthermore, as a result, we will see in how far this piece of literature can be regarded as serious criticism of religion.

📒Hitchhiker S Guide ✍ M. J. Simpson

✏Book Title : Hitchhiker s Guide
✏Author : M. J. Simpson
✏Publisher : No Exit Press
✏Release Date : 2005
✏Pages : 160
✏ISBN : 1904048463
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Hitchhiker s Guide Book Summary : For the first time, the full story behind the Hitch-Hiker's Guide is told in all its bizarre detail: the Finnish radio series, the German one-man stage show, the modern jazz suite, the two-headed teddy bears... Every variant of the story, every spin-off and cash-in, is documented in context, including the feature film, which has been stuck in development hell for more than 20 years. Based on 20 years of research and extensive interviews with the cast and crew of Hitchhiker's Guide, this book also includes details of Adams's other projects.