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“I miss Douglas Adams. He’s been dead since 2001. He occupied that area for me between friend and acquaintance. He was, I suppose, a work friend. The first book I ever wrote that did anything was The Companion to the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. I got to work with Douglas on it. Douglas Adams was a genius. A lot of the pleasure in reading Douglas Adams is in jokes that are elegantly and delightfully tuned while also commenting on the human condition.” Read more...
Neil Gaiman, Novelist
“This is a tale with countless humorous moments, and it’s so bizarre that I instantly fell in love with it.” Read more...
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Estelle Francis, Children
“There’s a lot in this trilogy that’s subtle and buried. For example, there’s a lot of talk about the bigness of space that really gives you a sense of the actual size of space in a way that a textbook typically doesn’t.” Read more...
David Goldberg, Physicist
“Rereading this book is a way to reboot your brain anytime you’re feeling stale in your thinking.” Read more...
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Venkatesh Rao, Entrepreneurs & Business People
“This is the Bible of science fiction. It’s funny and anyone with the remotest interest in science fiction must read it.” Read more...
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Marko Rakar, Political Commentator
The audiobook of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is narrated by the British actor, Stephen Fry.
Narrator: Stephen Fry
Length: 5 hours and 51 minutes