Introduced by Terry Jones
Illustrated by Jonathan Burton
In the first in his 'trilogy of five' Douglas Adams brilliantly introduces us Earthbound readers to Zaphod Beeblebrox, the Bable fish, Pan Galactic Gargle Blasters and Marvin the Paranoid Android
‘A wonderful and exhilarating ride’The earth is about to be demolished by the Vogons to make way for a new hyperspatial express route. Luckily for Arthur Dent, his friend Ford Prefect turns out to be an alien from Betelgeuse and ‘a roving researcher for that wholly remarkable book The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’. Seconds before the planet is vaporised, Arthur and Ford escape by hitching a lift on the flagship of Prostetnic Vogon Jeltz …
‘Inspired lunacy that leaves hardly a science-fiction cliché alive’
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Review by matiasborace on 4th Mar 2015
"I won't touch the contents of the book since that's been done a million times over, but I will say something about the book; physically. The glitter like effect assimilating stars is phenomenal, the..." [read more]
Review by BLDiep on 8th Mar 2014
"I am pleased to have a well bound hardback copy of this science-fiction classic. The illustrations are great. "
Review by DarkSkies on 30th Aug 2013
"Part of me wants to review the Guide but that has been done so many times already that I'm going to skip the review of the Book and focus on this edition. I tend to buy eBooks now as most modern hard..." [read more]