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 with Stephen Fry (Narrator)

5 hours, 51 minutes first pub 1979 (editions)

fiction classics science fiction adventurous funny lighthearted fast-paced

Description

The intergalactic adventures of Arthur Dent begin in the first volume of the 'trilogy of five', Douglas Adams' comedy sci-fi classic The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, read by Stephen Fry. On 12 October 1979 the most remarkable book ever to ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 67,196 reviews

Moods

funny 94%
adventurous 86%
lighthearted 73%
relaxing 10%
mysterious 9%
reflective 7%
hopeful 4%
inspiring 3%
challenging 2%
informative 2%
emotional 1%

Pace

fast 72%
medium 24%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

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

Strong character development?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | Yes: 12% | N/A: 3%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 48% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 19% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 62% | It's complicated: 17% | Yes: 15% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.14

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