'Hilarious SF satire. Douglas Adams said it was the only thing like The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, although written ten years earlier. It's wonderful' Neil Gaiman
This madcap cosmic farce relates the adventures of the hapless human Carmody, as he attempts to make his way home to Earth after winning the grand prize in the Intergalactic Sweepstake, encountering parallel worlds, incompetent bureaucrats and talking dinosaurs on the way.
'The greatest entertainer ever produced by science fiction ... a feast of wit and intelligence' J. G. Ballard
Robert Sheckley is one of the great funny writers Robert Sheckley's hilarious SF satire. Douglas Adams said it was the only thing like Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, written ten years earlier. It's a wonderful thing Robert Sheckley is the greatest entertainer ever produced by modern science fiction . . . what a feast of wit and intelligence he lays out A sort of intergalactic Alice in Wonderland . . . quite remarkably funny * Daily Telegraph *