So after listening to Good Omens, I decided it was high time for a reread, or a first listen, of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.  I expect I'll go through the whole series again for the first time in many years.  I first read this book out of my dad's collection when i was probably 12 or so.  I don't believe i've read it since the movie came out. 

I listened to the Stephen Fry version.  He reads well and I like his Ford and his Marvin.  The movie is actually pretty close to the book.  I understood so many more than the jokes than I did as a middle schooler which is pretty funny in itself because at the time i figured i did get the jokes.  Sure Marvin the depressed robot is completely understandable to a 7th grader but a lot of the other interplay between the characters is a bit, not sophisticated exactly, but you miss it if you read too quickly.  Very worth the reread.

I got this from the library and for the rest of the series the narrator is Martin Freeman!  I'm going to guess that his Arthur Dent is fabulous!


  1. I've been meaning to reread this one for awhile. I love the series so much!


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