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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
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Aug 17, 2010

it was amazing
Read from August 13 to 16, 2010

I finally read this book after failed attempts at the audiobook and the movie. And I am so glad I did. Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is extremely entertaining, funny, interesting, poignant, unconventional, and thought-provoking all at the same time. Douglas Adams' humor is very subtle when it needs to be. The plot moves along at a perfect pace. The dialogue between the characters is so original and funny, but not always ha-ha funny. Marvin, the robot, is such a great character- "Life, don't talk to me about life." The babel fish and its impact on philosophers in the book is great too.
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Mark I've been meaning to read this book ever since seeing the movie in theater. I'm putting this on my list of reads for 2013.


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