More Than Complete Hitchhiker's Guide: Complete and Unabridged (Hitchhiker's Guide Series)

More Than Complete Hitchhiker's Guide: Complete and Unabridged (Hitchhiker's Guide Series)

by Douglas Adams


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ISBN-13: 9780681403222
Publisher: Borders Press
Publication date: 11/01/1989
Series: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Series
Pages: 624
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Douglas Adams (1952-2001) was an English author, scriptwriter, essayist, humorist, satirist and dramatist. He is best known as the author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy—which yielded the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything¿42. Hitchhiker's Guide originated in 1978 as a BBC radio comedy before developing into a "trilogy" of five books. Adams also wrote Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, in addition to three stories for the TV show Doctor Who.

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More Than Complete Hitchhiker's Guide: Complete and Unabridged (Hitchhiker's Guide Series) 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
gansadorf on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
The first book is by far the best, a near perfect comedic classic. The rest are still good, but reading this whole omnibus at once was almost too much of the same. Probably would have been better off spacing them out a bit.
meersan on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Classic scifi farce follows last man alive Arthur Dent and his hoopy adventures in space.
danconsiglio on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Adams is a funny funny man. His entire Hitchhikers Guide series should be read as one book since they all tie in so closely, anyway. Good old sci/fi nonsense! It's nice to know that the brits are funnier than that BBC crap that comes on PBS late on Saturday nights. Does anyone on the entire planet find "Are You Being Served" funny? Why do they think they can send their drivel to us? I don't think they're actually our allies anymore.
Bookmarque on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Pan-galactic Gargle Blasters.Weird guy named Rooster.Cats named The Lord.Ornery machines that don¿t understand Tea.Vogon poetry.Squirrels proffering bits of rag.A pissed off entity tired of being forever killed.Aliens with expensive soap.SEP fields.Cricket.A guy who really, really likes a bath.Mice.The Gnab Gib.Important information on towels.Cavemen who can¿t play scrabble.A guy who¿s dead for tax purposes.A robot with emotional problems.Meet the Meat.Eddys in the space-time continuum.If you do not find this intriguing or hilarious, I¿m afraid you¿ll have to take a turn in the Total Perspective Vortex.
ragwaine on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hilarious)-The Restaurant at the end of the Universe (Not as funny as the others. Too short but some cool ideas.)-Life, the Universe and Everything (Anything that makes you cry from laughter more than a couple times gets 5 stars!)-So long, and Thanks for All the Fish (4) (A dissapointment after _LU&E_. But still funny and zanny. Can't believe that Norman died.)
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was, by far, the most hilarious collection of writing I have EVER read. The way that it made no sense and too much sense at the same time was phenomenal, and the sinister and slapstick humor went together like cheese and ham. Adams' own original way of describing things is priceless ('Mr. L. Prosser was, as they say, only human. In other words he was a carbon-based bipedal life form descended from an ape. More specifically, he was forty, fat and shabby and worked for the local council.') I recommend this book to anyone who likes to totally lose themselves in a crazy adventure that will lead them into the most insane places of Douglas Adams' mind. Believe, after the first page, you'll be hooked.