Guida galattica per gli autostoppisti

Piccola biblioteca Oscar

212 pages

Italian language

Published Aug. 13, 1999 by Oscar Mondadori.

ISBN:
978-88-04-46463-1
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OCLC Number:
70708649

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is the first of six books in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy comedy science fiction "hexalogy" by Douglas Adams. The novel is an adaptation of the first four parts of Adams's radio series of the same name. The novel was first published in London on 12 October 1979. It sold 250,000 copies in the first three months.

The namesake of the novel is The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, a fictional guide book for hitchhikers (inspired by the Hitch-hiker's Guide to Europe) written in the form of an encyclopaedia.

Also contained in:

  • [The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy: A Trilogy in Four Parts][1]
  • [The More than Complete Hitchhiker's Guide][2]

[1]: openlibrary.org/works/OL2163692W [2]: openlibrary.org/works/OL2163713W

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This was a radio play first?!?

5 stars

I had no idea! I’ve read the Hitchhiker’s books before, and I knew it was performed for radio, but I always thought the book came first.

As for the radio version, the Primary Phase is a delight. The voice actors are all top notch, especially Stephen Moore as Marvin the Paranoid Android, and the writing was so ahead of its time for the 70s (and the 80s and 90s, for that matter). I would easily pay 30 Alterian dollars a day to listen to this again and again.

Review of "The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy" on 'Goodreads'

2 stars

Most of the fun stems from its unpredictability. There are also some hilarious quotes in here. But, besides its gags, it doesn't have a lot to offer. The only theme to it is that (human) life is largely insignificant. But it's only explored superficially. Especially when rereading, the book can become somewhat of a bore.

Review of 'Guida galattica per gli autostoppisti' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

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Io ho un debole per i libri folli, ma così folli da poter essere nati solo perché la probabilità si è stancata di essere tanto prevedibilmente probabile e si è fatta un giro nell'improbabilità. E meno male.

Di Guida galattica per gli autostoppisti posso dirvi che non contiene un'oncia di quella normalità quotidiana tanto rassicurante per noi esseri umani. Infatti, il motto che attraversa tutto il romanzo (e che rende la Guida galattica per gli autostoppisti così apprezzata nell'universo) è: non fatevi prendere dal panico.

Niente panico anche quando la vostra casa sta per essere demolita dall'oggi al domani per far spazio a una tangenziale. Niente panico quando il vostro pianeta sta per essere demolito per far spazio a un'autostrada iperspaziale. Niente panico quando da un pianeta leggendario vengono sparati due missili che distruggeranno la vostra navicella …

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