Thirty years of celebrating the comic genius of Douglas Adamsâ¦
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 â The Hitchhiker''s Guide to the Galaxy.
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: DON''T PANIC.
The weekend has only just begunâ¦
Volume one in the trilogy of five