Why this book?
It should have been the worst Thursday that ever happened. Instead, Arthur Dent is launched away from the end of the world and into a trilogy of adventure which lasts for five novels! With the guidance of the Guide and the companionship of the unpronounceable Zaphod Breeblebrox, our hero is dragged through space and time to discover things he’d never imagined. Fortunately, Douglas Adams did. They tried to make a movie from the book, but it just won’t translate. This series is a must-read if you wish to have enough money to pay for dinner at the restaurant at the end of the universe. Mistakenly filed under sci-fi in most bookstores, this is a true fantasy fully realized.
The Hitchhiker’s Trilogy is actually the motivating factor in expanding my own series from one book to six. Adams went five novels long to tell his marvelous story. It was also a pretty cool joke. It’s less my competitive nature and more in homage to a true genius work that my The Magic Triangle Trilogy wound up being six books long. Thank you, Douglas!
Why should I read it?
What is this book about?
This box set contains all five parts of the' trilogy of five' so you can listen to the complete tales of Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect, Zaphod Bebblebrox and Marvin the Paranoid Android! Travel through space, time and parallel universes with the only guide you'll ever need, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
Read by Stephen Fry, actor, director, author and popular audiobook reader, and Martin Freeman, who played Arthur Dent in film version of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. He is well known as Tim in The Office.
The set also includes a bonus DVD Life, the Universe and…