Author(s): Douglas Adams; Dirk Maggs (Introduction by)
Mostly Harmless is the fifth and final part in Douglas Adams' much-loved cult classic series.Arthur Dent hadn't had a day as bad as this since the Earth had been blown up.Depressed and alone, Arthur finally settles on the small planet Lamuella and becomes a sandwich maker. Looking forward to a quiet life, his plans are thrown awry by the unexpected arrival of his daughter.There's nothing worse than a frustrated teenager with a copy of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy in their hands. When she runs away - Arthur goes after her determined to save her from the horrors of the universe.After all - he's encountered most of them before...
With additional material and a foreword by Dirk Maggs
Really entertaining and -- John Cleese Much funnier than anything John Cleese has written -- Terry Jones I know for a fact that John Cleese hasn't read -- Graham Chapman Who is John Cleese? -- Eric Idle Really entertaining and fun -- Michael Palin
Douglas Adams was born in 1952 and created all the various and contradictory manifestations of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: radio, novels, TV, computer game, stage adaptation, comic book and bath towel. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy was published in 1979 and its phenomenal success sent the book straight to Number One in the UK Bestseller List. His series has sold over 15 million books in the UK, the US and Australia and was also a bestseller in German, Swedish and many other languages. He is also the author of the Dirk Gently novels: Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, The Long Dark Tea Time of the Soul and the unfinished The Salmon of Doubt. Douglas lived with his wife and daughter in California, where he died suddenly in 2001.