Douglas Adams

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Douglas Noel Adams was born March 11th, 1952 in Cambridge, England. He earned bachelor and master of arts degrees in English literature from Cambridge University.

What really set his career going was when he met Simon Brett (1977) and they together managed to persuade the BBC to broadcasting a science fiction comedy that Douglas Adams had an idea for. The original "Guide" radio show airing on BBC earned him cult status, and he was approached to write a novelization of the script. This ended up as the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, a series of books that made him a world famous author.

Hitchhiker's Guide To the Galaxy(13 reviews)
Zaphod Plays It Safe  
Hitchhiker's Guide To the Galaxy, The(2 reviews)  
Restaurant at the End of the Universe, The  
Life, the Universe and Everything  
So Long and Thanks for All the Fish(1 reviews)  
Mostly Harmless  
The Salmon of Doubt  
Dirk Gently
Dirk Gently's Wholistic Detective Agency  
Long Dark Teatime of the Soul, The