Life, the Universe, and Everything

Life, the Universe, and Everything

Book - 1982 | 1st ed.
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In this second of the galactic adventures of Arthur Dent, he is transported from a prehistoric Earth to a cricket match at Lords' Cricket Ground, two days before the Earth is to be demolished by the Vogens.
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, [1982]
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780517548745
0517548747
9780671739676
0671739670
9780345391827
0345391829
9780345418906
0345418905
9780330267380
0330267388
Branch Call Number: S ADAMS, D.
Characteristics: 227 pages ; 20 cm.

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mikey69
May 13, 2020

Combine LOST WORLD with DOCTOR WHO and you have LIFE, THE UNIVERSE, AND EVERYTHING.
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Philyra777
Jul 24, 2017

The universe is big enough and old enough to look after itself for a while

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xzhang17
Aug 24, 2015

“What I need... is a strong drink and a peer group.”

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xzhang17
Aug 24, 2015

“My doctor says that I have a malformed public-duty gland and a natural deficiency in moral fibre and that I am therefore excused from saving universes.”

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xzhang17
Aug 24, 2015

“We can't win against obsession. They care, we don't. They win.”

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xzhang17
Aug 24, 2015

“He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.”

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xzhang17
Aug 24, 2015

“It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.”

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mikey69
May 13, 2020

In this, the third installation of the Hitchhiker's series, Arthur Dent is back on Earth, some two million years in the past. Not a pleasant place to be, but in no time he's joined by his buddy Ford Prefect and they're off time-traveling the universe together, explaining everything and concluding nothing. Typical Adams.

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Dlbrownlow
Dec 28, 2018

Gosh, are these books any more random!?!?! I love it! The audiobook version is even better!

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arunothia
Jul 23, 2018

The first half is very slow and boring, but towards the end you'll be glad you read through :D

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xzhang17
Aug 22, 2015

This book, the third in the Hitchhiker’s Guide series, has a storyline even more random than the first two.

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msemos
Jul 31, 2015

more Arthur dent and ford prefect adventures. humor, satire and philosophy by the master who died way too young.

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rod328
Jun 21, 2012

it's soooo good

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mikey69
May 13, 2020

Combine LOST WORLD with DOCTOR WHO and you have LIFE, THE UNIVERSE, AND EVERYTHING. Douglas Adams resurrects our favorite time-travelers in this, the third installation of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. While it's short on conclusions, explanations abound.

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xzhang17
Aug 22, 2015

Continuing off the ending of The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect are still stranded in time on pre-historic Earth. Luckily, Ford notices disturbances in the “space-time” wash and they are able to travel forward in time to a cricket game by catching a ride on a Chesterfield sofa. At the game, white robots suddenly appear and steal the Ashes (the burnt remains of a cricket stump). Slartibartfast is also at the cricket game and whisks Arthur and Ford away on his ship. He explains that the robots are from Krikkit and they need to be stopped from finding more pieces of the Wicket Gate lest they open the Slo-Time Envelope and cause the destruction of the Universe. Can Arthur and Ford save the Universe as they know it? What other crazy things will happen?

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xzhang17
Aug 24, 2015

xzhang17 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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