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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Quintessential Phase (Hitchhiker's Guide: Radio Play #5)

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Panic! It’s the last ever instalment of 'The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy', with a brand new full-cast dramatisation of 'Mostly Harmless', the final book in Douglas Adams’ famous 'trilogy in five parts'.

While frequent flyer Arthur Dent searches the universe for his lost love, Ford Prefect discovers a disturbing blast from the past at The Hitchhiker’s Guide HQ. Meanwhil...more
Audio CD, 2 pages
Published June 20th 2005 by BBC Physical Audio (first published June 2005)
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Alex
This threatened to be really good. Insanity has been restored to the Hitchhikers Universe with the multidimensional parallel universe strands coming into full force, two Trillians, Arthur Dent - Sandwich maker - has a daughter and Ford Prefect befriends an amusing new robot and uncovers a hostile takeover of the Hitchiker's Guide...

...but again at 4 episodes this is just too short to work those ideas through and they're no sooner introduced than they're abandoned again. Maggs and the BBC decide...more
Michael Clemens
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David Goodwin
Probably the best and most quotable in the history of the universe.

"More popular, certainly more successful than the Celestial Home Care Omnibus, better selling than Fifty-Three More Things to do in Zero Gravity, and more controversial than Oolon Colluphid's trilogy of philosophical blockbusters Where God Went Wrong, Some More of God's Greatest Mistakes and Who is this God Person Anyway?" (quote Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy)

I highly recommend. I've read it (the series) about 3 times and it n...more
Adam
Post listen review:

Totally incoherent, rather plotless, completely insane and fully and thoroughly entertaining. My only complaint is that it is too short.

Pre-listen guess

Woohoo! Douglas Adams is (ok was) a genious at being funny! Finally something decent to listen to.
Philip
Enjoyed it and wanted to love it, but listening while I was driving back and forth to work it just got a little too confusing.
benebean
if I could I'd prolly give it a 4.5... but I reserve 5 for books that I frequently and uncontrollably quote to other people :)
Bob
Likes: Great stuff, lots of quotable quotes, very humorously written.

Dislikes: This is, apparently, the last one.
Jason
Sadly a poor ending to a great story.
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Douglas Noël Adams was an English author, comic radio dramatist, and musician. He is best known as the author of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series. Hitchhiker's began on radio, and developed into a "trilogy" of five books (which sold more than fifteen million copies during his lifetime) as well as a television series, a comic book series, a computer game, and a feature film that was comp...more
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