The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul by Douglas Adams

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It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on earth has ever produced the expression “As pretty as an airport.”

Life, the Universe and Everything by Douglas Adams

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The regular early morning yell of horror was the sound of Arthur Dent waking up and suddenly remembering where he was.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

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Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small, unregarded yellow sun.

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams

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This time there would be no witnesses.