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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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    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
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    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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    "This series is truly dizzing."

    He (Both the writer and Arthur) go to dizzing places in their conversation and description of conversations that will wantingly be coming.
    TRULY DIZZING.

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    I did enjoy this book. however, poor Martin Freeman got a cold two thirds through.

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    Paul Wolfla 10-29-17
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    Yeah you need 15 words but I mean it was just a good time so yeah

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    written and narrated well, but the story's not quite as compelling as the first three.

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    very good I guess I'll have to add some words here is the link to the video games and I will be there at the apartment and I will be there at the apartment and

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    One of the weaker stories in the series, I still enjoyed it but found it to be without naritive direction.

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