Douglas Adams (1952-2001) was an English author, scriptwriter, essayist, humorist, satirist and dramatist. He is best known as the author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy—which yielded the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything¿42. Hitchhiker's Guide originated in 1978 as a BBC radio comedy before developing into a "trilogy" of five books. Adams also wrote Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, in addition to three stories for the TV show Doctor Who.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Primary Phaseby Douglas Adams
The first series of a Radio 4 humorous science-fiction drama, first broadcast in 1978. The story begins when Arthur Dent, not really your average man in the street, finds that the Earth is suddenly destroyed around him, and the great hitch-hike begins.
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