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The restaurant at the end of the universe
Douglas Adams
Adult Fiction ADAMS

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Warning! This second volume in the "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" series is definitely not a standalone book. Enjoying, or even understanding, the continuing adventures of Earthling Arthur Dent, his strange pal Ford Prefect, and the very, very odd Zaphod Beeblebrox requires previous study and preparation. Confusion and possible insanity awaits the poor soul who tries to figure out the second title without having read the first. Arthur and Ford, having survived the destruction of Earth by surreptitiously hitching a ride on a Vogon constructor ship, have been kicked off that ship by its commander. Now they find themselves aboard a stolen Improbability Drive ship commanded by Beeblebrox, ex-president of the Imperial Galactic Government and full-time thief. Narrated by Adams, this production is a treat for fans of the late author and others who enjoy British comedy. Be sure to buy all five parts of the "Hitchhiker" series or your patrons will storm your office. One caveat: this audiobook will need to be repackaged for library circulation.-Barbara Rhodes, Northeast Texas Lib. Syst., Garland (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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main characters Arthur Dent
Male
Age: 30
Human

Ford Prefect
Male
Alien
Born on Betelgeuse in Earth's 18th century; researcher for the revised edition of the Guide.
Researcher

Zaphod Beeblebrox
Male
Alien
Has two heads and three arms; born in the Earth year 1781 on Betelgeuse.

Trillian
Female
Human
Formerly known as Tricia McMillan.

Marvin
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