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More zany adventures with a wonderful cast of characters: Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect, Zaphod Beeblebrox, Marvin the manically depressed robot, and more. With the stolen ship 'The Heart of Gold' the team seeks out 'the man that rules the universe' and the question that matches the answer to the meaning of the life, the universe and everything - which is 42 by the way.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   dimension travel--general    -   exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena    -   generally friendly contact with alien(s)    -   colonizing/homesteading another planet    -   preventing/surviving an ecological disaster Parody    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's


Spaceship setting:    -   alien spaceship    -   really, really giant spaceship/station Takes place in spaceship?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   a moderate amount of scientific explanation Sex in book?    -   Yes How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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