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Adams, Douglas 1952-2001

Overview
Works: 879 works in 3,675 publications in 19 languages and 64,099 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Humorous fiction  Fantasy fiction  Drama  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Detective and mystery fiction  Film adaptations  Biography 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Scenarist, Editor, Contributor, Other, Performer, Originator, Illustrator, Speaker, Conceptor
Classifications: PR6051.D3352, 823.914
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The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( Book )
393 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in 13 languages and held by 8,635 libraries worldwide
After Earth is demolished to make way for a new hyperspatial expressway, Arthur Dent begins to hitchhike through space
The restaurant at the end of the universe by Douglas Adams( Book )
194 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 4,542 libraries worldwide
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
Life, the universe, and everything by Douglas Adams( Book )
154 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 4,175 libraries worldwide
In this second of the galactic adventures of Arthur Dent, he is transported from a prehistoric Earth to a cricket match at Lords' Cricket Ground, two days before the Earth is to be demolished by the Vogens
So long, and thanks for all the fish by Douglas Adams( Book )
122 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 3,793 libraries worldwide
Further adventures of Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect, and the all new voidoid gang upon returning to Earth after eight years of crazed wanderings around the galaxy in this science fiction spoof which continues "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Universe."
Mostly harmless by Douglas Adams( Book )
58 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 3,001 libraries worldwide
In the fifth volume of the Hitchhiker series, Random, the daughter of Arthur Dent, leaves her remote home planet on the edge of the universe to set out on a cross-galactic odyssey in search of her ancestors' native planet
The long dark tea-time of the soul by Douglas Adams( Book )
60 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and Turkish and held by 2,930 libraries worldwide
A passenger check-in desk at London's Heathrow Airport goes up in a ball of flame and Dirk Gently becomes very inquisitive
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( visu )
77 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,914 libraries worldwide
Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect escape from the Earth moments before its destruction and join forces with Zaphod Beeblebrox on board the ship Heart of Gold. They meet many people and aliens in their search for the ultimate question
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams( Book )
69 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,829 libraries worldwide
Quirky and bumbling private investigator Dirk Gently stumbles upon a ghost, millions of years old, wandering the earth and disturbing its people. Dirk soon discovers this phantom yearns for more than a good haunting: it is desperately trying to go back in time to prevent its own death. But this ghost was no ordinary person, and helping it save itself just might change the modern world as we know it. And not in a good way!
The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( Sound Recording )
128 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,795 libraries worldwide
Arthur Dent, a refugee from the late planet Earth and his pal from the planet Betelgeuse, Ford Prefect, thumb their way thru comic misadventures throughout the Universe
The ultimate hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy by Douglas Adams( Book )
46 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 2,202 libraries worldwide
In this collection of novels, Arthur Dent is introduced to the galaxy at large when he is rescued by an alien friend seconds before Earth's destruction, and embarks on a series of amazing adventures with his new companion
The restaurant at the end of the universe by Douglas Adams( Sound Recording )
57 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
Arthur Dent, a refugee from the late planet Earth and his pal from the planet Betelgeuse, Ford Prefect, thumb their way thru comic misadventures throughout the Universe. In this installment Dent now seeks a decent cup of tea, while Prefect is after a good gin and tonic
Life, the universe and everything by Douglas Adams( Sound Recording )
53 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 924 libraries worldwide
The third installment in the hysterical "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" series. The unhappy inhabitants of the planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky above their heads - so they plan to destroy it. The universe, that is. Now only five individuals stand between the killer robots of Krikkit and their goals of annihilation
So long, and thanks for all the fish by Douglas Adams( Sound Recording )
45 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 796 libraries worldwide
Further adventures of Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect, and the all new voidoid gang upon returning to Earth after eight years of crazed wanderings around the galaxy in this science fiction spoof which continues "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Universe."
The more than complete hitchhiker's guide : complete & unabridged by Douglas Adams( Book )
21 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 739 libraries worldwide
Contains the unabridged texts of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," "The Restaurant at the End of the Universe," "Life, the Universe, and Everything," "So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish," and "Young Zaphod Plays It Safe"
Mostly harmless by Douglas Adams( Sound Recording )
53 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 703 libraries worldwide
In the fifth volume of the Hitchhiker series, Random, the daughter of Arthur Dent, leaves her remote home planet on the edge of the universe to set out on a cross-galactic odyssey in search of her ancestors' native planet
The salmon of doubt : hitchhiking the galaxy one last time by Douglas Adams( Sound Recording )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Rescued from his beloved Macintosh, The Salmon of Doubt provides us with the opportunity to linger and frolic one last time in the uniquely entertaining and richly informative mine of Douglas Adams. For the millions of readers who expressed their grief and shock at his untimely death in May 2001, this is it: his final book and our last chance to see new work from an acknowledged comic genius
City of death by Douglas Adams( Book )
9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
"Based on the beloved Doctor Who episode of the same name by Douglas Adams, the hilarious and brilliant author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, comes City of Death ... "A nasty, savage race, the universe was glad to see the back of them ..." 4 billion BCE: The Jagaroth, the most powerful, vicious, and visually unappealing race in the universe disappears from existence. Few are sad to see them go. 1505 CE: Leonardo da Vinci is rudely interrupted while gilding the lily by a most annoying military man by the name of Captain Tancredi. 1979 CE: Despite his best efforts not to end up in exactly the right place at exactly the wrong time, the Doctor, his companion Romana, and his cybernetic dog, K-9, arrive for a vacation in Paris only to discover that they have landed not only in one of the less romantic periods in Parisian history, but in a year in which the fabric of time has begun to crack. It is once again up to the Doctor to uncover an audacious alien scheme filled with homemade time machines, the theft of the Mona Lisa, the resurrection of the Jagaroths, and the beginning (or possibly the end--it is all quite complicated, you see) of all life on Earth. Some holiday indeed.."--
Doctor Who : Shada : the lost adventure by Douglas Adams by Gareth Roberts( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
Professor Chronotis has carelessly loaned an immensely powerful book to a clueless graduate student. It cannot be allowed to fall into the wrong hands. The hands of the sinister Time Lord Skagra are unquestionably the wrongest ones possible. Skagra is a sadist and an egomaniac, bent on universal domination. Having misguessed the state of fashion on Earth, he also wears terrible platform shoes
The hitch hiker's guide to the galaxy : a trilogy in five parts by Douglas Adams( Book )
47 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
First a legendary radio series, then a bestselling book, now a blockbuser movie, the immensely successful Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy needs no introduction. Reissued to coincide with the film's release, this hardback omnibus edition include all five parts of the trilogy, incorporating for the first time, Mostly Harmless, along with a guide to the guide and essential notes on how to leave the planet. This single hardback edition is indispensable for any would-be galactic traveller and for old and new fans of Douglas Adams, Doctor Who and bestselling science fiction books
The deeper meaning of liff by Douglas Adams( Book )
31 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and German and held by 523 libraries worldwide
"Does the sensation of Tingrith(1) make you yelp? Do you bend sympathetically when you see someone Ahenny(2)? Can you deal with a Naugatuck(3) without causing a Toronto(4)? Will you suffer from Kettering(5) this summer? Probably. You are almost certainly familiar with all these experiences but just didn{u2019}t know that there are words for them. Well, in fact, there aren{u2019}t - or rather there weren{u2019}t, until Douglas Adams and John Lloyd decided to plug these egregious linguistic lacunae(6). They quickly realized that just as there are an awful lot of experiences that no one has a name for, so there are an awful lot of names for places you will never need to go to. What a waste. As responsible citizens of a small and crowded world, we must all learn the virtues of recycling(7) and put old, worn-out but still serviceable names to exciting, vibrant, new uses. This is the book that does that for you: The Deeper Meaning of Liff{u2014}a whole new solution to the problem of Great Wakering(8)."--Publisher's description
 
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Daglas Adams engleski pisac naučne fantastike i humorista
Doglas Adams
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Douglas Adams
Douglas Adams a englischer Science-Fiction-Schriftsteller
Douglas Adams angla aŭtoro de sciencfikcio-romanoj kaj humoristo
Douglas Adams angleški pisatelj, humorist in dramatik
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Douglas Adams anglický spisovatel, humorista a dramatik
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Douglas Adams britanski radijski dramaturg i pisac znanstvene fantastike
Douglas Adams britischer Schriftsteller
Douglas Adams britischer Schriftsteller (1952–2001)
Douglas Adams British author and humorist (1952–2001)
Douglas Adams brittisk författare (1952–2001)
Douglas Adams brytyjski pisarz
Douglas Adams écrivain anglais de science-fiction
Douglas Adams Engelse schrijver (1952-2001)
Douglas Adams Engelse skrywer en humoris
Douglas Adams engelsk forfatter
Douglas Adams engelsk science fiction-forfatter og humorist
Douglas Adams engelsk sciencefictionforfattar og humorist
Douglas Adams englantilainen kirjailija ja humoristi
Douglas Adams englischer Schriftsteller
Douglas Adams English writer
Douglas Adams English writer and humourist
Douglas Adams escriptor anglès
Douglas Adams escritor e comediante britânico
Douglas Adams escritor e guionista británico
Douglas Adams escritor e humorista inglês
Douglas Adams escritor y humorista británico
Douglas Adams escritor y humorista inglés
Douglas Adams idazle eta umorista britaniarra
Douglas Adams İngiliz bilim kurgu ve mizah yazarı
Douglas Adams inglise ulmekirjanik
Douglas Adams mwandishi Mwingereza
Douglas Adams Nhà văn và nhà soạn hài kịch người Anh
Douglas Adams scriitor, dramaturg englez
Douglas Adams scrittore ed umorista
Douglas Adams sgrìobhadair Sasannach
Douglas Adams skrivagner saoznek
Douglas Adams taga-Inglatera na manunulat at tagapagpatawa
Douglous Adams
Dougls Adams
Duglas Adams
Duglass Adamss angļu zinātniskās fantastikas rakstnieks un humorists
Duglassius Adams scriptor, scriptor scaenicus, et mythistoricus (1952–2001)
Duqlas Noel Adams
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The Hitch-Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy
Ντάγκλας Άνταμς Άγγλος συγγραφέας
Адамс
Адамс Д. 1952-2001
Адамс Д. Н. 1952-2001
Даглас Адамс англиски писател и хуморист
Даглас Адамс енглески писац научне фантастике и хумориста
Дуглас Адамз
Дуглас Адамс английский писатель, драматург и сценарист, автор серии книг «Автостопом по галактике»
Дуглас Адамс британський комічний радіодраматург, письменник
Дъглас Адамс английски писател и хуморист
Դուգլաս Ադամս անգլիացի գրող, դրամատուրգ, սցենարիստ, «Ավտոստոպով զբոսաշրջիկի միջգալակտիկական ուղեցույց» վեպերի շարք
אדאמס, דאגלאס 1952-
אדאמס, דאגלאס 1952-2001-
אדאמס, דאגלס, 1952-2001
אדאמס, דאגלס 1952-2002
אדמס, דוגלס, 1952-2001
אדמס, דוגלס 1952-2002
דאגלס אדמס סופר והומוריסטן בריטי
داقلاس آدامز
داگلاس آدامز فیلمنامه‌نویس و نویسنده بریتانیایی
دوجلاس ادامز
دوغلاس آدمز كاتب إنجليزي فكاهي
دەگلاس ئادمز
ڈگلس ایڈم
डग्लस अ‍डम्स
डगलस एडम्स अंग्रेजी भाषा के ब्रिटिश लेखक
डगलस एडम्स अङ्ग्रेजी लेखक र व्यङ्ग्यकार
ডগলাস অ্যাডামস
ਡਗਲਸ ਐਡਮਜ਼ ਅੰਗਰੇਜ਼ੀ ਲੇਖਕ
ડગ્લાસ એડમ્સ અંગ્રેજી લેખક અને હાસ્યકાર
ଡଗ୍‌ଲାସ୍‌ ଆଦାମ୍‌ସ
டக்ளஸ் ஆடம்ஸ் ஆங்கில எழுத்தாளர் மற்றும் நகைச்சுவையாளர்
డగ్లస్ ఆడమ్స్ ఇంగ్లీషు రచయిత, హాస్యకారుడు
ಡಾಗ್ಲಸ್ ಆಡಮ್ಸ್
ಡಗ್ಲಸ್ ಆಡಮ್ಸ್ ಇಂಗ್ಲಿಷ್ ಭಾಷೆಯ ಬರಹಗಾರ ಹಾಗೂ ಹಾಸ್ಯ ಲೇಖಕ
ഡഗ്ലസ് ആഡംസ്
ඩග්ලස් ඇඩම්ස් ඉංග්‍රීසි කවියෙක්
ดั๊กลาส อดัมส์ นักเขียนและผู้เล่าเรื่องอารมณ์ขันชาวอังกฤษ
დაგლას ადამსი ინგლისელი მწერალი და იუმორისტი
더글러스 애덤스 영국의 작가
애덤스, 더글러스 1952-2001
アダムス, ダグラス
ダグラス・アダムズ イングランドの作家
亞當斯 1952-2001
道格拉斯·亚当斯
道格拉斯·亞當斯 英國作家
道格拉斯亞當斯
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English (1,529)
German (204)
French (24)
Spanish (19)
Polish (17)
Hungarian (11)
Chinese (10)
Russian (6)
Dutch (6)
Hebrew (4)
Swedish (3)
Korean (3)
Japanese (2)
Italian (2)
Turkish (2)
Multiple languages (1)
Slovak (1)
Portuguese (1)
Czech (1)
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