Life, The Universe And Everything by Douglas Adams is the thrid book in the Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy trilogy which consists of 6 books. Arthur Dent is in the pre-historic earth leaving in cave since last five years.One day suddenly Ford Perfect re-appears, with the sofa that just so happens to be going their way. So they both sit on the Sofa and re-appears in the modern time, at lords cricket stadium where match between England and Australia is going on, just two days before the Demolition of Earth By VOGONS.
There they meet there old friend Slartibartfast, who came to lord for stoping the White Robots from stealing the Ashes, the Robots are from the Planet called Krikkit. These Robots are out for the mission, mission to collect the very important artifacts from around the universe to release there masters.
Slartibartfast explains Arthur and Ford about the people of Krikkit : The people of the krikkit planet were happy without knowing the rest of the universe due to the dust cloud that surrounded its solar system. One day they surprised to see the spacecraft on their planet, by Reverse engineering the space craft, they explored past the dust cloud and saw the rest of the Universe, So they started to dislike it, so decided to destroy the whole universe, so they built the robots and started the legendary war know in galaxy as Krikkit Wars, but they defeated. So the rest of the universe decided to put the Krikkit planet in Slo-Time envelope, allowing Krikkit to survive long after the rest of the universe has ended. So the Wikkit Gate was the key to the envelop, So some of the Robots which escaped from Slo-Time envelop are now searching for Wikkit Gate key to release there masters and destroy whole universe.
In a party, Arthur meets Zapod, Trillian and Marvin, and Slartibartfast tells them that, they are the only hope, they can only rescue universe from Krikkits.
1. Can they save the universe in time?
2. Can Arthur and Ford finds the Ultimate question for the Ultimate Answer for Life, The Universe And Everything?
3. Can the find, why people of Krikkit want to destroy the universe ?
4. Who is behind all this ?
The writing style was just superb, Life, The Universe And Everything is slightly different from other two books, and highly entertaining and funny. Everything flows together, you just love the characters in the book.
I give it : 4.5/5.