In consequence of a number of stunning catastrophes, Arthur Dent is surprised to find himself living in a hideously miserable cave on prehistoric Earth. However, just as he thinks that things cannot possibly get any worse, they suddenly do.
Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003 and The BBC Big Read Top 21 2003.
The late Douglas Adams was the best-selling author of The Hitch Hiker'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 Mostly Harmless. He also wrote Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency and The Long Dark Teatime of the Soul. In addition, he co-wrote The Deeper Meaning of Liff with John Lloyd and the travel and wildlife book Last Chance to See with Mark Carwardine. He has sold over 15 million books in the UK, US and Australia and is a bestseller in German, Swedish and many other languages.