The 'nearly-definitive' omnibus edition of 'the greatest sci-fi novel of all time'
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.
It is funny and funny in every way * Daily Telegraph *
Indispensable reading for mental hitchhikers who want to thumb a lift out of the ruts of orthodox thought * Daily Mail *
One of the world's sanest, smartest, kindest, funniest voices * Independent on Sunday *