The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy #1

Douglas Adams

fiction science fiction adventurous funny lighthearted fast-paced

208 pages | first published 1979

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - "Extremely funny . . . inspired lunacy . . . and] over much too soon."--The Washington Post Book World SOON TO BE A HULU SERIES - Now celebrating the pivotal 42nd anniversary of the original radio show on which the boo...
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Summary of 50190 reviews

Moods

funny 94%
adventurous 86%
lighthearted 74%
relaxing 10%
mysterious 8%
reflective 7%
hopeful 4%
inspiring 3%
challenging 2%
informative 2%
emotional 1%

Pace

fast 71%
medium 25%
slow 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 59% | A mix: 29% | Character: 9% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 67% | It's complicated: 16% | Yes: 12% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 10% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 20% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 62% | It's complicated: 16% | Yes: 16% | N/A: 4%

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4.15

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