So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

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The fourth adventure in the bestselling Hitchhiker's series brings Arthur Dent back to Earth with nothing more to show for his long, strange travel than a ratty towel, a plastic shopping bag, and the belief it was all a figment of his stressed-out imagination.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 214 pages
  • 104 x 173 x 23mm | 181g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0756948169
  • 9780756948160
  • 963,526

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Back on Earth with nothing more to show for his long, strange trip through time and space than a ratty towel and a plastic shopping bag, Arthur Dent is ready to believe that the past eight years were all just a figment of his stressed-out imagination. But a gift-wrapped fishbowl with a cryptic inscription, the mysterious disappearance of Earth's dolphins, and the discovery of his battered copy of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy all conspire to give Arthur the sneaking suspicion that something otherworldly is indeed going on. . . .
God only knows what it all means. And fortunately, He left behind a Final Message of explanation. But since it's light-years away from Earth, on a star surrounded by souvenir booths, finding out what it is will mean hitching a ride to the far reaches of space aboard a UFO with a giant robot. But what else is new?
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Review quote

"The looniest of the lot."
--Time
"A MADCAP ADVENTURE . . . ADAMS'S WRITING TEETERS ON THE FRINGE OF INSPIRED LUNACY."
--United Press International
"The most ridiculously exaggerated situation comedy known to created beings . . . Adams is irresistible."
--The Boston Globe
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126,512 ratings
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4 36% (45,851)
3 20% (25,610)
2 4% (5,011)
1 1% (745)
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