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In consequence of a number of stunning catastrophes, Arthur Dent is surprised to find himself living in a hideously miserable cave on prehistoric Earth. However, just as he thinks that things cannot get possibly worse, they suddenly do. He discovers that the Galaxy is not only mind-boggingly big and bewildering but also that most of the things that happen in it are staggeringly unfair.

©1982 Serious Productions Ltd (P)2006 Macmillan Digital Audio

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Mostly harmless.

Exciting. But not as exciting as Eccentrica Gallumbits. Eccentrica Gallumbits is the triple-breasted whore of Eroticon Six. Some people say her erogenous zones start some four miles from her actual body. Ford Prefect disagrees, saying five.[






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Hilarious. So funny, so well written, so well read

Martin Freeman does marvellous job narrating this classic must-read novel. I enjoyed every minute of it.

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quite liked it

that was absolutely hilarious ... I'm getting quite used to the narrator's voice as well.

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Excellent

Amazing story line. Couldn't wait to listen when heard Martin Freeman was reading. It was lovely to hear another book in the series with Arthur and Ford in it

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loved every minute of this story.

as you would expect it is weird and wonderful. it did not fail to deliver this. great story.

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Life,the universe and everything

This book is extremely funny,interesting and phenomenal.I would recommend this wonderful book to everyone

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Return to Form

This installment in the Hitchhiker's Guide series is a return to form, following the slump of the 2nd book. Although the beginning is a bit chaotic, the rest of the book is fantastic- a true continuation of the first. Great narration by Martin Freeman too.

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Cricket and Sofas

Martin Freeman defiantly does Life, the Universe, and Everything justice as one of my favorite readers. This book, another Douglas Adams classic, will make you laugh till your jaw hurts with hilarious dialog and a humor lost on many this will keep you entertained on the bus albeit with a few stares from the general public as you chuckle quietly to yourself

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Again, great!

Perfect, if you started the series, don't stop until you are at the end. Arthur finds himself in another sticky situation and craving more a good cup of tea. Do not miss it.

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Bringing back my youthful imagination...

I read the book on its release, a joy to relive it now in all its magnificence.
it is well delivered with great dynamic range.

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  • Michael Mortensen
  • 01-03-18

Of the first three, this one is the least good

The story is not as good as in the first two books. It’s slow, dull and very weird - not in a good way unfortunately. It takes a long time for the book to reach the level the two others are on.

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  • Peter
  • 14-06-19

The title says it all

I love this book. Performance of Martin Freeman is superb. It is hard to say more, just go for it!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 21-07-18

Best Serie ever

This book just has everything you need to be happy word word word word .

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  • Miareadsbooks
  • 08-03-18

Watch out for the Lords of Krikket!

Martin Freeman again delivers a fantastic narration of the late, great Douglas Adams words. A couple of the characters weren't quite vocalised how I imagined and that initially jolted me but overall, this is a lot of fun to listen to.