The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

1st Pocket Books printing (33)
  • 4.51 ·
  • 121 Ratings
  • 1208 Want to read
  • 83 Currently reading
  • 257 Have read

DON'T LEAVE EARTH WITHOUT THE HILARIOUS INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY

About the end of the world and the happy-go-lucky days that follow...
About the worst Thursday that ever happened, and why the Universe is a lot safer if you bring a towel...
--back cover

Publish Date
Publisher
Pocket Books
Language
English
Pages
215

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Otostopcunun Galaksi Rehberi
2018, Alfa Yayinlari
paperback in Turkish - 10. Bassim
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
2017, Pan 70
Paperback in English - paperback edition (1)
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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
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Volume One in The Trilogy of Five
2016, Pan Books
paperback in English - printing (1)
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
2009, Pan Books
Paperback in English
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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
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
1988?, Pocket Books
Mass Market Paperback in English - 1st Pocket Books printing (33)
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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First Sentence

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

Edition Notes

Copyright Date
1985

The Physical Object

Format
Mass Market Paperback
Pagination
215p.
Number of pages
215
Dimensions
7 x 4.2 x 0.8 inches
Weight
3.2 ounces

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL7664065M
Internet Archive
hitchhikersguide00doug_1
ISBN 10
0671746065
ISBN 13
9780671746063
Library Thing
2492277
Goodreads
46210916

Work Description

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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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. "first sentence"

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