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The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Hitchhiker's Guide, #2)
4.19
Many say this is the best of the increasingly ill-named Trilogy. I still have a soft spot for the first one, but I do love this one. Perfect in every...more
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Jul 12, 2007
 
Last Chance to See
4.32
When I read Last Chance To See, I never thought I would read a book that I liked better than Hitchhiker's Guide. But Douglas Adams' book about his tri...more
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Jul 12, 2007
 
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1)
4.17
This is the greatest book ever written by a man from a planet in the vicinity of Betelgeuse. I read this right around 1984 and STILL haven't found a b...more
Jan 1984
Jul 12, 2007
 
The Salmon of Doubt (Dirk Gently, #3 included)
3.89
A collection of Douglas' essays and short stories that were left on his computer when he died. All of them are brilliant and funny. It shows his polit...more
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Jul 12, 2007
 
Starship Titanic
3.42
Goodreads has this entry only half right. Yes, Douglas Adams wrote this, but he had help from ex-Monty Pythoner, Terry Jones. Douglas wrote the game t...more
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Jul 12, 2007
 
Mostly Harmless (Hitchhiker's Guide, #5)
3.93
Just to be different, Adams wrote more Hitchhiker's. Unfortunately for everyone involved, it was his last book.
Sigh.
Nowhere near as good as the rest,...more
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Jul 12, 2007
 
Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker's Guide, #3)
4.16
The last of the great Hitchhiker's books (although they all have their merit). This one follows Arthur and Ford as they have split up, come back toget...more
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Jul 12, 2007
 
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (Dirk Gently #1)
3.96
Some say this is Douglas Adams' best book. I still love the Hitchhiker's Trilogy, but this is damn good. I know the feeling of having a couch stuck in...more
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Jul 12, 2007
 
The Meaning of Liff
3.94
Not your typical Douglas Adams book. This is a dictionary of sorts. He and a buddy (John Lloyd) wrote definitions of words that hadn't been thought of...more
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Jul 12, 2007
 
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul (Dirk Gently, #2)
4.03
A terminal at Heatrow explodes...but it's not a bomb. Not in Douglas Adams' world. It's MUCH funnier, and stranger, than that.
Dirk Gently strikes agai...more
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Jul 12, 2007
 
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitchhiker's Guide, #4)
4.05
It ain't the first three, but it's still great. We finally figure out what happened with the dolphins.
And the end of one character actually brings a t...more
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Jul 12, 2007
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