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Douglas Adams is the creator of all the various contradictory manifestations of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," which include a radio series, a TV series, a stage play, record albums, a computer game, a series of internationally best-selling books, a set of graphic novels and, apotheotically, a bath towel. The "Hitchhiker" movie is in the works; visit the website to read about the latest developments. In a long and varied career, Douglas has also written the Dirk Gently novel series, a nonfiction book on endangered species (Last Chance to See), worked as a chicken shed cleaner, a bodyguard for an Arab royal family and played guitar for Pink Floyd. Douglas is a founding partner and the Chief Fantasist of The Digital Village, a new online and multiple media entertainment company. The Village’s first release, "Starship Titanic" is an interactive graphics masterpiece, winning the 1999 Codie Award for Best New Adventure/Role-Playing Software Game.



  The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Join Douglas Adams's hapless hero Arthur Dent as he travels the galaxy with his intrepid pal Ford Prefect, getting into horrible messes and generally wreaking hilarious havoc. Dent is grabbed from Earth moments before a cosmic construction team obliterates the planet to build a freeway. You'll never... Read more

  The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide It's safe to say that The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is one of the funniest science fiction novels ever written. Adams spoofs many core science fiction tropes: space travel, aliens, interstellar war--stripping away all sense of wonder and repainting them as commonplace, even silly.

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  The Restaurant at the End of the Universe "DOUGLAS ADAMS IS A TERRIFIC SATIRIST." --The Washington Post Book World Facing annihilation at the hands of the warlike Vogons is a curious time to have a craving for tea. It could only happen to the cosmically displaced Arthur Dent and his curious comrades in arms as they hurtle across space... Read more

  So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish Back on Earth with nothing more to show for his long, strange trip through time and space than a ratty towel and a plastic shopping bag, Arthur Dent is ready to believe that the past eight years were all just a figment of his stressed-out imagination. But a gift-wrapped fishbowl with a cryptic... Read more

  Life, the Universe and Everything "HYSTERICAL!" --The Philadelphia Inquirer The unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky above their heads--so they plan to destroy it. The universe, that is. Now only five individuals stand between the white killer robots of Krikkit and their goal of total... Read more

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