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 fantasy science fiction adventurous funny lighthearted fast-paced

204 pages | first published 1979

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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, a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy who, for the last fifteen yea...
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Moods

funny 96%
adventurous 83%
lighthearted 75%
relaxing 11%
hopeful 6%
mysterious 6%
reflective 6%
informative 3%
inspiring 3%
challenging 1%
dark 1%
emotional 1%
sad 0%
tense 0%

Pace

fast 69%
medium 27%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 57% | A mix: 27% | Character: 12% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 19% | Yes: 12% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 11% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 41% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 26% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 46% | Yes: 32% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 4%

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4.17