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RESTAURANT (THE) AT THE END OF THE UNIVERSE

Adams, Douglas

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ISBN 10: 0517545357 / ISBN 13: 9780517545355
Published by Harmony Books, New York, 1981
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Green paper wrappers, titles in black, corners thumbed, sunning to edges, some edge wear, numerous tears and black scratches to back, spine uncracked. Book body clean and tight, small staple holes to half title and title page. Uncorrected proof. Bookseller Inventory # 32348

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Title: RESTAURANT (THE) AT THE END OF THE UNIVERSE

Publisher: Harmony Books, New York

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: N/A

Edition: First Edition Stated

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Two survivors of the Earth's destruction search for the meaning of the universe in this clever science fiction parody

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"DOUGLAS ADAMS IS A TERRIFIC SATIRIST."
--The Washington Post Book World
Facing annihilation at the hands of the warlike Vogons is a curious time to have a craving for tea. It could only happen to the cosmically displaced Arthur Dent and his curious comrades in arms as they hurtle across space powered by pure improbability--and desperately in search of a place to eat.
Among Arthur's motley shipmates are Ford Prefect, a longtime friend and expert contributor to the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy; Zaphod Beeblebrox, the three-armed, two-headed ex-president of the galaxy; Tricia McMillan, a fellow Earth refugee who's gone native (her name is Trillian now); and Marvin, the moody android who suffers nothing and no one very gladly. Their destination? The ultimate hot spot for an evening of apocalyptic entertainment and fine dining, where the food (literally) speaks for itself.
Will they make it? The answer: hard to say. But bear in mind that the Hitchhiker's Guide deleted the term "Future Perfect" from its pages, since it was discovered not to be!
"What's such fun is how amusing the galaxy looks through Adams' sardonically silly eyes."
--Detroit Free Press

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