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The illustrated hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy

  • 4.52 ·
  • 129 Ratings
  • 1324 Want to read
  • 93 Currently reading
  • 282 Have read

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is the first of six books in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy comedy science fiction "hexalogy" by Douglas Adams. The novel is an adaptation of the first four parts of Adams's radio series of the same name. The novel was first published in London on 12 October 1979. It sold 250,000 copies in the first three months.

The namesake of the novel is The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, a fictional guide book for hitchhikers (inspired by the Hitch-hiker's Guide to Europe) written in the form of an encyclopaedia.



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Publisher
Harmony Books
Language
English
Pages
96

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Cover of: Otostopçunun Galaksi Rehberi
Otostopçunun Galaksi Rehberi
2018, Alfa Yayinlari
paperback in Turkish - 10. Bassim
Cover of: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
2017, Pan 70
Paperback in English - paperback edition (1)
Cover of: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Volume One in The Trilogy of Five
2016, Pan Books
paperback in English - printing (1)
Cover of: 银河系搭车客指南
银河系搭车客指南: The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy
2016-06-12, Shanghai yi wen chu ban she
Paperback in Chinese - Di 1 ban
Cover of: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
2009, Pan Books
Paperback in English
Cover of: The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
2005, Pan Books
paperback in English - Film Tie-in edition (9)
Cover of: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
2002, New Millenium Audio
audio cd in English
Cover of: Le guide galactique
Le guide galactique
1997-10, Denoël
mass market paperback in French
Cover of: The illustrated hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy
The illustrated hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy
1994, Harmony Books
in English
Cover of: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
1981-10, Pocket Books
mass market paperback in English - First Pocket Books Printing (1)
Cover of: The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy
1980, Book Club Associates
Hardcover in English

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Edition Notes

Rev. and enl. ed. of: The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy. 1980.

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New York
Other Titles
Don't panic

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
823/.914
Library of Congress
PR6051.D3352 I45 1994, PR6051.D3352I45 1994

The Physical Object

Pagination
96 p. :
Number of pages
96

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL1230137M
ISBN 10
0517599244
LCCN
94231797
OCLC/WorldCat
31284923
Library Thing
2492277
Goodreads
8710

Excerpts

Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun.
added anonymously.
Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun.
added by Lisa.

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History

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