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01. Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Читать →

Жанр: Юмористическая фантастика What do a dead cat, a computer whiz-kid, an Electric Monk who believes the world is pink, quantum mechanics, a Chronologist over 200 years old, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (poet), and pizza have in common? Apparently, not much: until Dirk Gently, self-styled private investigator, sets out to prove…

02. HHGTTG — The Lost Chapters Читать →

Жанр: Научная Фантастика “What's happening?” Asked Ford, emerging from a room with Bolo and looking as dishevelled as everyone else, much to his surprise. “We got hit during a space battle,” explained Zaphod, flicking on the scanner screen. “We spun out of control and crash landed on this planet and as you can see, hundreds of it's rather…

03. Life, the Universe and Everything Читать →

Жанр: Юмористическая фантастика After adapting his Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy scripts from the BBC radio series into two successful novels, author Douglas Adams reshaped a rejected “Doctor Who” script he"d written into this third novel in the original trilogy. Reluctant space traveler Arthur Dent finds himself drawn into a race to save the universe from the people…

04. Mostly Harmless Читать →

Жанр: Юмористическая фантастика The fifth and final volume in the humorous SF series that began with THE HITCHHIKER's GUIDE TO THE GALAXY is somewhat darker than its predecessors. The Earthman Arthur Dent spends years selling genetic material in exchange for travel to various parallel universes in search of somewhere vaguely resembling his home planet. When he finally settles…

05. So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish Читать →

Жанр: Юмористическая фантастика The quest continues in the fourth volume in the ever-popular Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series. Against all odds, at the eleventh hour, and in the unlikeliest place of all, the intrepid Arthur Dent finds the girl of his dreams. After eight years and about 100,000 lightyears of intergalactic travel, he is looking a little…

06. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Читать →

Жанр: Юмористическая фантастика Join Douglas Adams’s hapless hero Arthur Dent as he travels the galaxy with his intrepid pal Ford Prefect, getting into horrible messes and generally wreaking hilarious havoc. Dent is grabbed from Earth moments before a cosmic construction team obliterates the planet to build a freeway. You’ll never read funnier science fiction; Adams is a master…

07. The Long Dark Tea-Time Of The Soul Читать →

Жанр: Юмористическая фантастика When a passenger check-in desk at Terminal Two, Heathrow Airport, shot up through the roof engulfed in a ball of orange flame the usual people tried to claim responsibility. First the IRA, then the PLO and the Gas Board. Even the British Nuclear Fuels rushed out a statement to the effect that the situation was…

08. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Читать →

Жанр: Юмористическая фантастика “The story so far: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move. Many races believe that it was created by some sort of…

09. The Salmon of Doubt Читать →

Жанр: Научная Фантастика I first met Douglas Adams in 1990. Newly appointed his editor at Harmony Books, I had flown toLondon in search of Douglas ’s long-overdue fifth Hitchhiker novel, Mostly Harmless. No sooner was I buzzed in the door to the Adams residence in Islington than a large, ebullient man bounded down the long staircase, greeted…

10. Young Zaphod Plays It Safe Читать →

Жанр: Научная Фантастика A large flying craft moved swiftly across the surface of an astoundingly beautiful sea. From mid-morning onwards it plied back and forth in great widening arcs, and at last attracted the attention of the local islanders, a peaceful, sea-food loving people who gathered on the beach and squinted up into the blinding sun, trying to see what was there. Any…

11. Last chance to see Читать →

Жанр: Научная Фантастика For Alain le Garsmeur With special thanks to Sue Freestone and Lisa Glass for editing, research and being there

12. The Meaning of Liff Читать →

Жанр: Научная Фантастика AASLEAGH (n.) A liqueur made only for drinking at the end of a revoltingly long bottle party when all the drinkable drink has been drunk. ABERBEEG (vb.) Of amateur actors, to adopt a Mexican accent when called upon to play any variety of foreigner (except Pakistanis – from whom a Welsh accent is considered sufficient).…