Go to your local book store and buy this NOW! If i could rate this any higher i would, but i cant so it only got a 5/5.
The Ultimate Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy is a compilation of the 5 Hitchhikers novels The Hitchhikers Guide to The Galaxy, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe; Life, The Universe and Everything; So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish, & Mostly Harmless . Which if you've never read, are about Arthur Dent, an average guy who just before Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway is saved by Ford Prefect, a researcher for the best selling galactic "book" The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. Together along with Zaphod Beeblebrox, President of the imperial galactic government; Trillian, A girl zaphod picked-up at a party; and Marvin, the paranoid android.
I'm sure you can tell that I just love this book. It's the funniest book i've ever read, and is also my favorite book of all time. If you like books, hell, if you can read and you haven't read this your missing out on one of the greatest books ever.
oh, and it contains The ultimate answer to life, the universe, and everything.