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So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish Audiobook

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

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Publisher's Summary

Back on Earth with nothing more to show for his long, strange trip through time and space than a ratty towel and a plastic shopping bag, Arthur Dent is ready to believe that the past eight years were all just a figment of his stressed-out imagination. But a gift-wrapped fishbowl with a cryptic inscription, the mysterious disappearance of Earth's dolphins, and the discovery of his battered copy of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy all conspire to give Arthur the sneaking suspicion that something otherworldly is indeed going on.

God only knows what it all means. And fortunately, He left behind a Final Message of explanation. But since it's light-years away from Earth, on a star surrounded by souvenir booths, finding out what it is will mean hitching a ride to the far reaches of space aboard a UFO with a giant robot. But what else is new?

Don't miss more from this exciting series, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

©2006 Douglas Adams; (P)2006 Random House, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"The looniest of the lot." (Time)
"A madcap adventure...Adams' writing teeters on the fringe of inspired lunacy." (United Press International)
"The most ridiculously exaggerated situation comedy known to created beings...Adams is irresistible." (The Boston Globe)

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    Only Duglas could make me fall in love with a girl named Fenchurch. Thank you and ...

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    "Loved this one the best out of the 6"
    Would you listen to So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish again? Why?

    Have listened to it several times already!!!! Favorite of the 6 Hitch hiker books!!!


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    Craig H. Ohio 06-19-10
    Craig H. Ohio 06-19-10

    I'm a Cardiac Anesthesiologist with two college aged children. I used 2 check my kid's books for appropriateness & now enjoy those books 2.

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    "Hitchhiker is just plain fun"

    Hitchhiker is just plain fun. I loved the series when i was young. I read it in college, and again in Med school, and again when i started reading for pleasure again, and now I am going to listen to them all.
    I cannot wait. I just wish Douglas was alive for more, but I am about to read Coffer's installment (or try) for a 6th book in the series.

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    Alison Philadelphia, PA, United States 09-08-13
    Alison Philadelphia, PA, United States 09-08-13 Member Since 2004
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    "Missing Adams' classic narration, but still great."

    I grew up with the audiocassettes of the entire Hitchhiker's series, and loved Doug Adams narration. The story on this one is still one of my favorites of the series, but i do kind of miss the voice delivering the lines that i somehow still know by heart.

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    Russell Vineyard Oregon 11-21-16
    Russell Vineyard Oregon 11-21-16 Member Since 2016
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    "insightful"

    I feel as though this book was delightfully dreary. Fantastically dull. And wonderfully irritating.
    Goodbye.
    loved it.
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    Mostly harmless.

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    mother 11-20-16
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    "wonderful story read wonderfully"

    Martin Freeman is a wonderful story teller with a wonderful range of voices. Thoroughly recommend this to everyone. Full of very funny interludes.

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    John Stevens 10-06-16
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    "10/10 ign"
    Would you listen to So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish again? Why?

    Douglas Adams' writing is so witty and funny 3 books after the original it's still hilarious.


    What other book might you compare So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish to and why?

    The rest of the hitchhikers guide series.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    all of them.


    Who was the most memorable character of So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish and why?

    Zephod Beeblebrox


    Any additional comments?

    Best. Series. Ever.

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    ej,cpa 08-26-16
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    this is a good part of a great series. not as good as the first but it is fun.

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    "Excellent book"

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams continues in the 4th installment a great time listening and well narrated by Martin Freeman truly a awe inspiring series.

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    Christopher Johansen 01-05-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Some laughs, but the others are better"

    Good narration by the amazing Martin Freeman. The story however does not manage to get me laughing like the previous books of Mr Adams. Still looking forward to the last book in the series.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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