The Rough Guide to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Rough Guide to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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by Marcus O'Dair
     
 

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Don't Panic.
The Rough Guide to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy explores the ever-expanding universe created by Douglas Adams- the must-have companion for both long-term enthusiasts and those discovering the Hitchhiker's stories for the first time. You'll find everything you need to know about the stories so far including the saga's numerous

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Don't Panic.
The Rough Guide to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy explores the ever-expanding universe created by Douglas Adams- the must-have companion for both long-term enthusiasts and those discovering the Hitchhiker's stories for the first time. You'll find everything you need to know about the stories so far including the saga's numerous incarnations: books, TV show, movie, radio series and more. The guide covers key Hitchhiker's concepts and plot devices from tea, cricket and towels to small yellow fish and the stories behind all your favourite characters: Ford Prefect, Arthur Dent, Zaphod Beeblebox, Trisha McMillan and, of course, Marvin, the paranoid Android. The guide features useful background on the life and times of Douglas Adams unveilling his influences and passions and an overview of his other works. Newcomers will find the guide packed with accessible information whilst committed fans will love the online resources section which includes the lowdown on the official fanclub, ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha.

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The hitchhiker's galaxy is ever expanding, but don't panic, there's still time to catch up. Since its opening night as a BBC radio series, Douglas Adams's The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy has taken the form of five bestselling novels, an award-winning television series, record and CD albums, stage productions, a computer video game, a website, nine comics, a feature film, and even a towel set. This Rough Guide encompasses all of those Hitchhiker incarnations, key concepts, central characters, science and gadgets, and much, much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848369184
Publisher:
Rough Guides, Limited
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Sold by:
DK
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
5 MB

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Marcus O'Dair is a journalist, radio broadcaster&passionate Hitchhikers fan

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