Introduced by Terry Jones
Illustrated by Jonathan Burton
In the first in his 'trilogy of five', Douglas Adams introduces us Earthbound readers to Zaphod Beeblebrox, the Babel 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 firstname.lastname@example.org on 2nd Sep 2016
"Bought a copy to give Folio a try. Big mistake! This edition is so marvellous I'll have to order the other two parts of the trilogy now. On the outside, the sparkly cover manages to be sparkly without..." [read more]
Review by amstorey on 14th Jul 2015
"Douglas Adams is one of my favorite writers. I thoroughly enjoy the hitch hiker series. These editions are of excellent quality. Very well done. "
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]