Thirty years of celebrating the comic genius of Douglas Adams.
On 12 October 1979 the most remarkable book ever to come out of
the great publishing corporations of Ursa Minor (and Earth) was
made available to humanity - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the
It's an ordinary Thursday lunchtime for Arthur Dent until his
house gets demolished. The Earth follows shortly afterwards to make
way for a new hyperspace bypass and his best friend has just
announced that he's an alien. At this moment, they're hurtling
through space with nothing but their towels and an
innocuous-looking book inscribed with the big, friendly words:
The weekend has only just begun.
Volume one in the trilogy of five