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Wish You Were Here: The Official Biography of Douglas Adams
It all started when Douglas Adams demolished planet Earth in order to make way for an intergalactic expressway–and then invited everyone to thumb a ride on a comical cosmic road trip with the likes of…
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Don't Panic: The Official Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Companion
Told in the same fanciful, irreverent style as the Hitchhiker trilogy, with scraps of scripts, letters and comments from Adams, Don't Panic is the perfect companion to one of the most successful serie…
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The Meaning of Liff (Meaning of Liff, #1)
In life and, indeed, in liff, there are many hundreds of common experiences, feelings, situations and even objects which we all know and recognize, but for which no words exist. This text uses place n…
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Last Chance to See
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Join author Douglas Adams and zoologist Mark Carwardine as they take off around the world in search of exotic, endangered creatures.
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Starship Titanic
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Sur la planète Blérontin, on s'apprête à inaugurer en grande pompe le Straship Titanic, formidable vaisseau spactial, dernière création de Leovinus, le plus grand inventeur de l'univers et de tous les…
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Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers (Red Dwarf #1)
The first lesson Lister learned about space travel was you should never try it. But Lister didn't have a choice. All he remembered was going on a birthday celebration pub crawl through London. When he…
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Last Chance to See: In the Footsteps of Douglas Adams
Join Britain's best-loved wit and raconteur, Stephen Fry, as he follows in his great friend Douglas Adams' footsteps with zoologist Mark Carwardine, in search of some of the rarest and most threatened…
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (Dirk Gently, #1)
What do a dead cat, a computer whiz-kid, an Electric Monk who believes the world is pink, quantum mechanics, a Chronologist over 200 years old, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (poet), and pizza have in common…
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Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation
If you have ever wondered why women always bite your head off or why one guy gets all the girls, if you have ever pondered why some men bring you balloons while others leave you their genitals, then D…
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Winston Smith lives in a society where the government controls people every second of the day. He fights this world with love. But it's dangerous: love for another person can …
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The Hobbit: Graphic Novel
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First published over 50 years ago, J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' has become one of the best-loved books of all time. Now Tolkien's fantasy classic has been adapted into a fully painted graphic novel.

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Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Book 1 of 3 (The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy #1)
The Authorized Adaptation

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Guards! Guards!: The Play
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Adapted for the stage by Stephen Briggs, in this book the city of Ankh-Morpork is under threat from a 60 foot fire-breathing dragon, summoned by a secret society of malcontented tradesmen. Defending t…
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Douglas Adams' the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: the Authorized Collection (Comic)
Comic book adaptation!

"To celebrate its quarter century and the legacy of Douglas Adams, this deluxe edition gathers never-before-collected photographs, original artwork, memorabilia (from the strange…
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The Deeper Meaning of Liff
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Does the sensation of Tingrith(1) make you yelp? Do you bend sympathetically when you see someone Ahenny(2)? Can you deal with a Naugatuck(3) without causing a Toronto(4)? Will you suffer from Ketteri…
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Carpe Jugulum: The Play
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A play based on Terry Pratchett's Carpe Jugulum
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The Road to Mars: A Post-Modem Novel
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With Monty Python's Flying Circus, Eric Idle proved he was one of the funniest people in the world. And with The Road to Mars he reaffirms this with a raucously sidesplitting vengence.

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The Salmon of Doubt (Dirk Gently, #3)
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Douglas Adams changed the face of science fiction with his cosmically comic novel The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and its classic sequels. Sadly for his countless admirers, he hitched his own rid…
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Lucky Man
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In September 1998, Michael J. Fox stunned the world by announcing he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease -- a degenerative neurological condition. In fact, he had been secretly fighting it for…
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Time's Eye (A Time Odyssey, #1)
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Sir Arthur C. Clarke is a living legend, a writer whose name has been synonymous with science fiction for more than fifty years. An indomitable believer in human and scientific potential, Clarke is a …
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90-Day Geisha: My Time as a Tokyo Hostess
The hard-drinking, drug-taking, all-night culture that dominates Tokyo’s Roppongi district can be a surreal place. Overworked Japanese business men will pay handsomely for the services of a hostess—so…
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Suomesta, rakkaudella / From Finland with Love
The book contains both the English original (133 pages) and the Finnish translation of the same book (also 133 pages). (Kääntökirja)

"I wouldn't go so far as to call Finland a paradise. It's too damn e…
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Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain
The art of Nirvana's Kurt Cobain was all about his private life, but written in a code as obscure as T.S. Eliot's. Now Charles Cross has cracked the code in the definitive biography Heavier Than Heave…
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Johnny Got His Gun
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This was no ordinary war. This was a war to make the world safe for democracy. And if democracy was made safe, then nothing else mattered - not the millions of dead bodies, nor the thousands of ruined…
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How to Talk to Girls at Parties
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Enn is a fifteen-year-old boy who just doesn't understand girls, while his friend Vic seems to have them all figured out. Both teenagers are in for the shock of their young lives, however, when they c…
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The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star
Set against the frenzied world of heavy metal superstardom, the co-founder of Motley Crue offers an unflinching and gripping look at his own descent into drug addiction. It follows him during the year…
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My Heroes Have Always Been Junkies
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The first original graphic novel from the bestselling creators of CRIMINAL, KILL OR BE KILLED, THE FADE OUT and FATALE.

Teenage Ellie has always had romantic ideas about drug addicts, those tragic arti…
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A Short History of Nearly Everything
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In Bryson's biggest book, he confronts his greatest challenge: to understand—and, if possible, answer—the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves. Taking as territory …
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Romaani uskosta, rehellisyydestä ja rakkauden kaipuusta

Eräänä aamuna Matias tunnustaa vaimolleen, että hän on elänyt kymmenen vuotta valheessa. Tunnustus ravistelee hänen elämäänsä perustuksia myöten,…
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Viimeinen Atlantis
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Vetävä tarina kahdesta pakolaisesta lähitulevaisuuden luhistuvassa maailmassa​

Tobeas Seinur katsoo lentokoneen ikkunasta, kuinka Tokion valot hukkuvat monsuunisateisiin hänen takanaan. Kesken mannerte…
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