Tal Wald
Tal Wald asked:

i liked your review but i didn't understand what the plot of the book is, could you please clarify?

Rick First of all; this is the third of five books in the Hitchhiker's Trilogy. Read it third, not first. If you'd read the the first two you'd know the answer to your question.

There is no plot. Anything in any of these books that in anyway resembles a "plot" was put there by Adams just to throw you off the scent. Don't expect a plot, don't look for a plot; just read and enjoy.
Marcel The answer to your question is that the question still has to be found, but the answer is 42.
Marina S Like said before, it's more episodic than anything. It's a series focused on exploring the universe through the main characters rather than having any concrete story arc. It's funny and entertaining, but far from conventional.
Timothy Rowe The whole series is the literary equivalent of a road movie (there must be a term for that, but I don't know it - "episodic"?): an ensemble cast of characters gets into a series of adventures. Don't expect characters to grow (most are too stupid for that, in one way or another); don't expect them to achieve any plot objective (see above), but expect a lot of fun as they fumble their way through the universe.
Chris There is no plot. It is an absolute crap read and a waste of your time. Don't bother with it.
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