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The Hitchhiker"s Guide to the Galaxy

A Novel

by Douglas Adams

  • 18 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Harmony .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction,
  • Fiction - Science Fiction,
  • Fantasy,
  • Science Fiction - Adventure,
  • Fiction / General

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHitchhiker"s Trilogy (1)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7690391M
    ISBN 100517542099
    ISBN 109780517542095

    Discussion Questions Use our LitLovers Book Club Resources; they can help with discussions for any book: • How to Discuss a Book (helpful discussion tips) • Generic Discussion Questions—Fiction and Nonfiction • Read-Think-Talk (a guided reading chart) Also consider these LitLovers talking points to help get a discussion started for The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Ford is a researcher for the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the book within the book that explains all of the quirks and stories of the galaxy. It is implied that the book works sort of a like a travel magazine, which sends its writers out to research by living with the locals and adopting the customs of the planets they are inhabiting.

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy has grown into a fun and cult status film. I had seen this film on release and thought it was okay but nothing special%. And Another Thing is the sixth and final installment of Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy "trilogy". The book, written by Eoin Colfer, author of the Artemis Fowl series, was published on the thirtieth anniversary of the first book, 12 October , in hardback. It was published by Penguin Books in the UK and by Hyperion Books in the : Eoin Colfer.

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy () Unlike the movie, this 6-episode TV show sticks pretty closely to the 6-episode radio show, which isn't the same as the book or the video game. One bonus: this version features lots more British people than the movie does. Articles and Interviews. Douglas Adams Interview. #1: Why does Arthur's house get torn down? #2: Where does the group decide to go at the end of the book? #3: Who saves Arthur from the hyper-intelligent beings? #4: What do the the hyper-intelligent beings want from Arthur?


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