By Douglas Adams, edited by Kevin Jon Davies

A publishing event: hundreds of artefacts from Douglas Adams' archive, printed for the first time

Saturday, 15 July 2023

An update on your book's arrival!

Great news!

42's publication date is August 24, 2023, and we will be dispatching your books and rewards during that week (week commencing August 21). Hurrah!

UK ORDERS are likely to arrive that same week (depending on your local Royal Mail sorting office). UK packages are tracked so you can follow the delivery. 

FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE OF THE UK - all orders are shipped with international tracking - you will receive your tracking information once it leaves our warehouse.

CONFIRMATION OF ADDRESS - we will be emailing you in a few weeks' time to confirm your delivery information. This is to ensure we have your current and accurate address before posting your book(s) and/or rewards.
Please keep an eye on your email inbox (or your spam folder!).

Thanks for all your support for this book, it's been a long time in the making and we are excited for you to get your copies.

All the best

The team at Unbound.

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Iain Purdie
 Iain Purdie says:

Wow - once it got going again (silly pandemic), it really seems like things have rattled along! Looking forward to the letterbox-thump sound in a few weeks :)

posted 17th July 2023

Martin Vuijk
 Martin Vuijk says:

"Lang gewacht, stil gezwegen, niet verwacht en toch gekregen."
Dutch proverb, meaning something along the lines of:
"Long waited in silence, not expected and yet received."

Very happy with the update, cant wait until the end of August (but will have to...)

posted 17th July 2023

Andy Jones
 Andy Jones says:

Great news! But is anyone else a little disappointed that we won't get to hear about the 'whooshing sound' as the deadline is goes by? ;-)

posted 17th July 2023

James Devlin
 James Devlin says:

Hooray! It publishes on my birthday! With any luck, I will have it in New York in time for Christmas...

posted 17th July 2023

Alicia Jean Demetropolis
 Alicia Jean Demetropolis says:

Douglas Adams: The gift that keeps on giving. :) What an absolutely Titanic-sized project this must have been. Kudos to everyone at Unbound and to our fearless editor. Anxiously sucking on my towel and awaiting the mail out here on the Olympic Peninsula!

posted 17th July 2023

Roland De Bruijn
 Roland De Bruijn says:

October and I am still waiting for my book…

posted 2nd October 2023

Unbound Support
 Unbound Support says:

Hi Roland!

Thanks for your comment, please do contact support@unbound.com and our lovely customer service agents will be able to help. If you have already contacted them they will get back to you, we are currently training new staff and our response time might be a little slower than usual.

Best wishes,

Team Unbound

posted 3rd October 2023

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