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Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Audiobook

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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Publisher's Summary

One Thursday lunchtime the Earth gets unexpectedly demolished to make way for a new hyperspace bypass. For Arthur Dent, who has only just had his house demolished that morning, this seems already to be more than he can cope with. Sadly, however, the weekend has only just begun, and the Galaxy is a very strange and startling place.

©1979 Serious Productions Ltd (P)2005 Random House US

What the Critics Say

"By turns authoritative as the narrator, bemused as Arthur Dent, deadpan as Ford Prefect and manic as Zaphod Beeblebrox, he [Stephen Fry] makes an altogether appropriate reader . . . The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy" (The Times)

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  • Martin
    London, United Kingdom
    12/14/16
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    "Weird!"

    Very weird! I can't remember having listened to a book stranger than this. And yet, I must say I quite enjoyed it, mainly due to Stephen Fry's narration which is brilliant.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    12/5/16
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    "Stephen Fry and a fantastic story."

    Stephen Fry narrates the brilliant and funny hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy. I thoroughly enjoyed this and will be continuing the series!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    12/4/16
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    "so funny"

    loved it. Stephen Fry is such an amazing narrator.Such a funny book. Really worth listening to.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Hannah Louise Bruin
    12/3/16
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    "Amazing story and good narrator"

    I would highly recommend this book to anyone that even mildly enjoys science fiction books as it is absolutely hilarious! Almost anyone can read/listen. The only people whom I might discourage to read this book are mainly small children as they may not understand some of the content within the book. Overall the book was amazing and I loved it! I have both read the book and listened to the audio by the way!!!!! The tale is told beautifully!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    11/30/16
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    "Great book, great reading by Stephen Fry"

    I can now see why this is a classic, very ahead of its time. I loved it

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Skim_xs
    UK
    11/2/16
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    "Disappointed"

    As a 42 year old man, I have never read the book or seen the movie, but I knew it was going to be a silly space adventure.

    The problem for me, I found it silly at the expense of being interesting. I found myself willing the book to end, and when it did I thought I was missing a large chunk of the story.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • maya
    10/23/16
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    "would give 4 1/2"

    pretty good overall few boring moments but not too bad. exited for the next one

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • smriti
    10/23/16
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    "loved it"

    loved everything about the story. quite improbable indeed. favorite quote - they have been experimenting on you I am afraid

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Derek
    10/21/16
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    "Very amusing and random story"

    An amusing read, I would have preferred it to be longer though. Narration was not the best. I would recommend the story.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Lincoln Wyatt
    10/14/16
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    "Classic story narrated by the awesome Fry"

    Fry does Douglas full justice with panache!
    Had to stifle guffaws on the train as I listened to this on my commute.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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