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This beautifully illustrated edition of the New York Times bestselling classic celebrates the 42nd anniversary of the original publication—with all-new art by award-winning illustrator Chris Riddell. SOON TO BE A HULU SERIES • “An astonishing comic writer.”—Neil Gaiman Nominated as one of America’s

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Author Douglas Adams

Pages 304

Publisher Random House Worlds

Published Date 2007-12-18

ISBN 0307417131 9780307417138


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legauntt shared a tip "I am loving the audible with Stephen Fry"

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godzilla_fan shared a tip "I haven't but I am intrigued. I will check it out. I love British TV and humor"

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Lisamorris shared a tip "Such a fun timeless read. Gin and Tonic ‘s in every galaxy, genius."

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robin_ellis_9565 shared a tip "Oldie but a goodie! Had to reread it for the 42nd anniversary; if you haven’t read it already “DONT PANIC” and get to it!"

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miserys_return shared a tip "This book is hilarious! If you like random stupid humor like Monty Python I wholeheartedly suggest this classic novel! 13+"

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rebecca_mcintosh shared a tip "I enjoyed the book better for sure."

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tareyn_osborn shared a tip "Not at the moment. I am having a hard time finding my next read."

kat_5327 shared a tip "I just read this, and it’s HILARIOUS 😂 #comedy #science_fiction"

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sapphirestone shared a tip "The ridiculing of bureaucracy, quirky adventure, and the source of geek humor."

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kailey_castle shared a tip "The answer to life the universe and everything is in this book"

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aryn_heath shared a tip "Most definitely."

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jk_9 shared a tip "Didn’t like it."

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brady_cole shared a tip "Laughed hard and often!"

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reid_smith shared a tip "Classic book. Audible laughed a lot. Tons of sci-fi nonsense which is all I’m looking for"

eric_grimes shared a tip "Unique, quirky and funny. You won't read many like this."

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a_r_3291 shared a tip "In that series? So long and thanks for all the fish!"

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ekpriest shared a tip "it was pretty funny and i just loved how it was written"

manon_ee shared a tip "Possibly my all time favorite book. Relisten to the audiobook all the time. Just goofy and fun"

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beth_bragg shared a tip "No!! Did you?"

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rocelyn_pili shared a tip "Yes, love him."

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jason_preckel shared a tip "Funniest book I've ever read."

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ethanos shared a tip "Extremely funny. There are tons of jokes about the answer to life being 42 for a reason. #humorous #science_fiction"

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pumpkin__head_ shared a tip "Anything sci fi related, but hyper fixating on Alastair Reynolds, he has some of the best sci fi books Ive ever read"

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melanie_morris shared a tip "Yes his writing style is very funny"

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shawn_huff_2244 shared a tip "It's dry British humor but hitchhikers is definitely Douglas Adams magnum opus so much better than the movie"

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imori shared a tip "Hmmm I’ve been reading the dog diver for a book club. That one’s very good!"

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curtis_270 shared a tip "Absolutely. It's incredibly charming and funny. There will be times you won't want to put it down."

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cat_crawford shared a tip "Yes. I found it to be lacking."

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chelsea_robinson shared a tip "I've only read this book by him."

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sahasrara_aten_ra shared a tip "I do, I have a thing for quirky British writing"

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kimberly_cox_6077 shared a tip "Great book"

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eric_ingram shared a tip "I have not read the book but I hear that its also really good."

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hannah_selden shared a tip "Its really absurd so the ending sorta goes with that. Very funny throughout though"

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christina_bahrijczuk shared a tip "I love Douglas Adams. I love that every iteration of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is a little different."

sandra_burke shared a tip "Fun and dusturbing"

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abigail_unglaub shared a tip "I haven't read the illustrated edition, just the original but I recommend it!"

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LexLuthor42 shared a tip "Classic"

lauren_robbins_1219 shared a tip "It's a classic. And the TV/movie adaptations are worth watching too."

Marianne Stout's profile image shared a tip "Delightful satire"

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alex_miracle shared a tip "Theres a volume with the first 5 novels. I highly suggest grabbing one"

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steven_alvarado shared a tip "Mr Adams has such a unique sense of humor, I can read the book over and over again"

patty_hubert shared a tip "So much fun. So much humour."

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sarah_campbell-miller shared a tip "Definitely the sperm whale's epic fall"

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alexandria_narowitz shared a tip "Its a classic ! Easy, fun read !"

dan_kernan shared a tip "Of this or the last book in the misnamed trilogy? Regardless yes! I miss this author.."

aplab shared a tip "Sci-fi Classic"

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isabel_rondo shared a tip "Fun read"

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verra_s. shared a tip "Great commentary and humor."

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amber_cox_7600 shared a tip "Funny and a good pace."

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ashley_summersill shared a tip "I love this book! Nuff said"

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kynzie_clark shared a tip "Yes! His style is very chaotic and playful"

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gabriela_woodsworth shared a tip "Hilarious"

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catherine_lavarre shared a tip "Hard one... but quite possibly the Hobbit? Honestly depends on my mood though"

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vampire shared a tip "a great book that makes the impossible seem reachable. wish i had read it on my own and not for a book report..."

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mc_sassy_j shared a tip "Hilarious satire of sci-fi! M"

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john_sosnowski shared a tip "Absolutely. The entire series is a mixture of goofy science fiction that you will constantly reference and remember."

jamie_k_2693 shared a tip "I’m not reading as much sci fi right now but I just finished Samantha Hunt’s The Seas and loved it!"

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kristi_ransom shared a tip "So very clever."

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jessica_shaw_7399 shared a tip "So worth it. Like 100% with it. I kove his writing style"

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jason_cadden shared a tip "Completely"

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thomas_mcnabb shared a tip "My favourite book is The Martian."

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caitlan_cable shared a tip "I just finished Project Hail Mary by Andy Weird and it was FANTASTIC"

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brianne_johnson_5020 shared a tip "Funny and imaginitve."

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mattypowell shared a tip "One of my all time favorites."

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victoria_deezar shared a tip "Twisty, weird, and laugh out loud absurd."

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sherry_charbonneau shared a tip "I love this book. I finished it in one day. I could not put it down."

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kinisha_watkins shared a tip "Where the crawdads sing"

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ian_mcvey_817 shared a tip "Absolutely!"

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jake_cook_5913 shared a tip "The Audible is read by Stephen fry btw"

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perry_rodriguez shared a tip "Just finished reading the Sharing Knife series by Bujold. Highly recommend."

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heather_maury shared a tip "I definitely think so. It's so funny, but it's very much that dry, odd British humor."

naiara_sward shared a tip "LOVE IT"

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joe_blazer shared a tip "Hilarious, Very engaging; well strung out writing and thought provoking!"

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ren_foersterling shared a tip "Right? It's in my classic go-to bookcase at home."

jorie_rao shared a tip "Just do yourself a favor and read this book. Douglas Adams has a one of a kind voice and humor that delights and entices."

marinell_degraffenr shared a tip "I haven't read anything for a while. I used to be into romance novels. I read The Bridgerton series 20 years ago."

kayla_bartlett shared a tip "I have quite a few favorite books! A recent new favorite is the Silver Spoon series by Hiromu Arakawa."

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josh_johnson_3297 shared a tip "I have no words."

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mark_moffitt shared a tip "Great"

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sophia_jackson_2254 shared a tip "Witty and perfect."

dina_hensarling shared a tip "I have several favorites. I do like Laurell K Hamilton. And Shane Slyvers books"

megan_441 shared a tip "In general or in the series?"

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larry_virden shared a tip "One of the funniest series I have read in over 65 years."

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