its my bible.the most genious thing ever written, it pokes fun at humans, their emotions and how they go about life. one of the only humans to actually feature in it is arthur dent, a typical englishman who happened to be good friends with another life form, only finding this out a few minutes before the earth is demolished to create a hyper-space bypass.
after leaving earth, just in time for this to happen, him and his alien friend, ford prefect, set off on an adventure arthur cannot ever quite get the hang of.
the 5 books get surrealer every minute, making the planet earth seem more and more insignificant.
it ponders over life, the universe and everything and even comes up with the most genious answer to everything.
the book also introduces us to one of the best characters in existance, marvin the paranoid android
, a robot with the emotions of real people which is usually depression thus creating a depressive robot, coming up with some of the best lines ever written: