How long is the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy audiobook?
|Listening Length||5 hours and 51 minutes|
Why is 42 the answer in Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy?
The number 42 is not a particularly significant number in base 13. However, in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, 42 is Deep Thought’s answer to “the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything.” Deep Thought is a fictional supercomputer built for that very purpose in the book.
What does the fish do in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy?
The Babel fish is a small, bright yellow fish, which can be placed in someone’s ear in order for them to be able to hear any language translated into their first language. Ford Prefect puts one in Arthur Dent’s ear at the beginning of the story so that he can hear the Vogon speech.