The Salmon of Doubt

Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time

mass market paperback, 336 pages

English language

Published April 26, 2005 by Del Rey.

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On Friday, May 11, 2001, the world mourned the untimely passing of Douglas Adams, beloved creator of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, dead of a heart attack at age forty-nine. Thankfully, in addition to a magnificent literary legacy--which includes seven novels and three co-authored works of nonfiction--Douglas left us something more. The book you are about to enjoy was rescued from his four computers, culled from an archive of chapters from his long-awaited novel-in-progress, as well as his short stories, speeches, articles, interviews, and letters. In a way that none of his previous books could, The Salmon of Doubt provides the full, dazzling, laugh-out-loud experience of a journey through the galaxy as perceived by Douglas Adams. From a boy's first love letter (to his favorite science fiction magazine) to the distinction of possessing a nose of heroic proportions; from climbing Kilimanjaro in a rhino costume to explaining why Americans …

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  • Adams, Douglas - Prose & Criticism
  • Fiction
  • Fiction - Science Fiction
  • Science Fiction
  • Fantasy - General
  • Humorous
  • Science Fiction - Adventure
  • Fiction / Science Fiction / Adventure