With an introduction to the introduction by Terry Jones
Douglas Adams changed the face of science fiction with his cosmically comic novel The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and its classic sequels. Sadly for his countless admirers, he...
Don't panic! The Hitchhiker's saga returns once again with a full-cast dramatisation of So Long and Thanks For All the Fish, the fourth book in Douglas Adams's famous 'trilogy in five parts'.
'At the risk of being controversial, it's better than the book... Hitchhiking is back – long may it continue.' Guy Clapperton, Radio Times
The Earth has miraculously reappeared
15) Ptolemy's gate
Spite seems utterly useless. You don't gain anything by hurting yourself just so you can hurt someone else. So why hasn't evolution weeded out all the spiteful people? As psychologist Simon McCarthy-Jones argues, spite seems pointless because we're looking at...
20) The illuminator
A glowing first novel that brings us "historical fiction in the grand epic manner, beautifully felt and written"
It is England, in the fourteenth century — a time of plague, political unrest and the earliest stirrings of the Reformation. The printing press had yet to be invented, and books were rare and costly, painstakingly lettered by hand and illuminated with exquisite paintings. Finn is a master illuminator who works not only