Profiles the finest British poets, novelists, playwrights, essayists, and other writers of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries, including essential details about the author's life and work and suggestions for further reading. Writers from Ireland and nations of the British Commonwealth are also included.Adams wrote several other books during this time that were unrelated to Hitchhikera#39;s. ... His screenplay was eventually completed, and the long-awaited film version of The Hitchhikera#39;s Guide to the Galaxy was released in 2005. ... Part of the seriesa#39; appeal lies in its insertion of an utterly normal protagonist, Arthur Dent, into fantastically absurd and humiliating situations ... for a bypass when he is whisked onboard an alien spaceship by his friend Ford Prefect, who turns out to be an alien.
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of British Writers, 1800 to the Present|
|Author||:||George Stade, Karen Karbiener|
|Publisher||:||Infobase Publishing - 2009-01-01|