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So long, and thanks for all the fish (original 1984; edition 1984)

by Douglas Adams

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Title:So long, and thanks for all the fish
Authors:Douglas Adams
Info:London: Pan Books, c1984.
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So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish by Douglas Adams (1984)

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This is a very difficult book to describe as it wanders around and not really much happens. Arthur Dent finds out that somehow erath still exists even though he saw it destroyed to make a bypass so he returns there. Most of the book is involved with Arthur looking for a girl he met when he first returned to earth. The book is weird and rambling and funny in parts ( )
  RachelNF | Jan 15, 2016 |
This one slows down a bit in the series, gets a little more Earthbound (WHAT?! but the Earth was destroyed!) and Arthur starts dating. So a more Earthbound hitchhiker and occupied with a girl Arthur doesn't make a better book. Because it's so Earthy, it seems Adams has less ideas for this one. But it's such a shame that Adams was taken from THIS Earth so soon, as his books are filled with so many ideas that could be their own sci-fi novels. I mean, sci-fi writers could take some of his ideas and run with them. He had such a unique, intelligent way of seeing things. I can't even imagine the things he could be writing now. ( )
  booklove2 | Dec 31, 2015 |
Being the fourth part of the trilogy, this book has all the jokes of the old flavor and some fresh elements of romance and lust. ( )
  StanleyPhang | Dec 29, 2015 |
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  rouzejp | Sep 2, 2015 |
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  Gustavo_Penha | Aug 19, 2015 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Adams, Douglasprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Adams, Douglas NoëlNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Cross, PeterCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Day-Ellison , GaryCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Freeman, MartinNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Gaiman, NeilForewordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Irineu da Costa, CarlosTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Saarikivi, JukkaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Serra, LauraTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Thole, KarelCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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for Jane

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to Rick and Heidi for the loan of their stable event
to Mogens and Andy and all at Huntsham Court for a number of unstable events
and especially to Sonny Mehta for being stable through all events.
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Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the Western Spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun.
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[Book 4 Only] "So Long and Thanks for All the Fish" is the title of the fourth in a series of novels (as well as the fourth in a series of radio dramas). The five works in the series are generally referred to as "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" or "The Hitchhiker Trilogy", as is the series of radio dramas. Though there are unabridged audio recordings of these works, the radio dramas are considerably different from the printed works. Eoin Colfer, of "Artemis Fowl" fame, contracted in 2008 to write the next volume of the "Trilogy."
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0330287001, Paperback)

Just when Arthur Dent's sense of reality is at its most clouded, he suddenly finds the girl of his dreams. He finds her in the last place in the Universe in which he would expect to find anything at all, but which 3,976,000,000 people will find oddly familiar. They go in search of God's Final Message to His Creation and, in a dramatic break with tradition, actually find it. PART FOUR IN A TRILOGY OF FIVE.

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Following his return to Earth, inexplicably still in existence, Arthur Dent experiences love at first sight, and he and the lovely Fenchurch go in search of God's Final Message to His Creation.

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