The mega-cult-blockbuster-bestseller joins the SF Masterworks list.
Douglas Adams came to world-wide prominence with the BBC Radio series THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY, which subsequently became the bestselling novel, a television series, a stage play, a computer game, audio cassettes, CD-roms and a towel and was followed by the last two books in the original trilogy, THE RESTAURANT AT THE END OF THE UNIVERSE and LIFE, THE UNIVERSE AND EVERYTHING. All three are published as Gollancz presentation hardbacks. The final two books in the Hitchhiker Trilogy are So Long and Thanks for all the Fish and Mostly Harmless. Douglas Adams, who died in 2001, is also the author of Dirk Gently s Holistic Detective Agency and The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul, The Meaning of Liff (with John Lloyd) and Last Chance to See (with Mark Cawardine) and editor of The Utterly Utterly Merry Comic Relief Christmas Book.
deeply smart and deeply silly, endlessly inventive * Empire *