The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (also known as HG2G, HHGTTG or H2G2) is a comedy science fiction novel written by Douglas Adams. The book is a part of a “trilogy” of five books. It was first published in 1978 as a radio series on BBC. Later it got adapted to other formats for example stage shows, novels, comic books, TV series, a video game and a movie made in 2005. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy has become an international phenomenon in social media around the world. The novels have been translated into more than 30 languages. Douglas Adams is well known, and his novels have spread all around the world.
The novel tells about a man named Arthur Dent and his friends. Arthur and his friends travel across the galaxy together and they have many different adventures. The story starts from Earth. In the beginning of the story, a few workmen arrive to Arthur’s house and tell him that his house needs to be demolished. It is going to be demolished in order, to build a bypass. Arthur’s friend Ford Prefect arrives and warns Arthur about the end of the world. Ford tells him that the whole planet is going to be demolished. An alien race known as Vogos, are going to build a bypass for an intergalactic highway.…show more content… Vogos are very problematic and they are known for their pathetic poems. Arthur and Ford are then thrown to the space. They get rescued by a character named Zaphod Beeblebrox and his ship, the Heart of Gold. Zaphod is the president of the galaxy and he has two travelers with him in the ship. One is a woman called Trillian and the other one is a robot named as Marvin. Those five start a trip to the planet named Magrathea. At Magrathea they are taken to the center of the planet by a local old man called Slartibartfast. At the center of the planet, there is a computer which has the answer to life, universe and