The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy. 35th Anniversary Edition
The Nearly Definitive Edition
Introduced by Richard Dawkins and Nick HarkawayFirst a legendary radio series, then a sequence of bestselling books, and most recently a blockbuster movie, The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy is one of the greatest fictional enterprises of the twentieth century.
DOUGLAS ADAMS was born in Cambridge in March 1952 and died unexpectedly in May 2001. He is best known as the creator of The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which started life as a BBC Radio 4 series. The book went on to be a No. 1 bestseller. He followed this success with The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (1980); Life, The Universe and Everything (1982); So Long, and Thanks for all the Fish (1984); Mostly Harmless (1992) and many more. He has sold over 15 million books in the UK, the US and Australia. Douglas died unexpectedly in May 2001 at the age of 49.