Cancel anytime. Simon Jones, who played Arthur Dent in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy , presents a look back at the life and work of a writer who has captivated the imagination of millions. He went on to script edit a series of Doctor Who , and to write a series of Hitchhiker and Dirk Gently books. These include personal appearances on Wogan , Tomorrow's World , and Desert Island Discs , his own radio programmes such as Last Chance to See about the search for endangered species and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Future a look at impending technology , and even a 'lost' segment of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy which Adams wrote specially for Radio 4's Steafel Plus in Also included are some of the many tributes paid to Adams following his untimely death in May This is a fascinating and in-depth audio biography of a man whose brilliant work has inspired, enraptured, and entertained millions of people worldwide.
Douglas Adams was the much-loved author of the Hitchhiker's Guides, all of which have sold more than 15 million copies worldwide. With various galaxies, planets, and asteroids to explore—and imagine—authors have long taken to the stars for their literary endeavors. Fiction set in the realm of outer space carries a special kind of magic, with brilliant interstellar settings, bold adventurers, and unfamiliar threats. Such a vast landscape can make it difficult to pick the perfect listen; luckily, we have you covered for where to get started. Check out our list of the 20 best space audiobooks to launch your next listening experience. Seconds before the Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect Facing annihilation at the hands of the warlike Vogons? Time for a cup of tea Only five individuals stand between the white killer robots of Krikkit and their goal of total annihilation
Sold and delivered by Audible, an Amazon company. It's not just a trilogy any more. In the fifth book of this popular series, Arthur Dent makes the terrible mistake of starting to enjoy life, and immediately all hell breaks loose. In short, it's up to him to save the world from total multi-dimensional obliteration, the Guide from a hostile alien takeover, and the daughter he never knew he had from herself. A tall order, to say the least. And one he's really not up to, thank you very much. Read more Read less. Mostly Harmless.
There is a long tradition of Great Detectives, and Dirk Gently does not belong to it. But his search for a missing cat uncovers a ghost, a time traveler, AND the devastating secret of humankind! Kate Schechter would like to know why everyone she meets knows her name - and why Thor, the Norse god of thunder, keeps showing up on her doorstep. Dirk Gently, detective and refrigerator wrestler, can uncover the mystery, and only the absurdist wit of Douglas Adams can recount them with such relentless humor. What Is to Be Done? Lenin contends that the working class will not become politically aware simply by struggling with employers over wages, hours and working conditions.