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The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul - Douglas Adams
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
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When a passenger check-in desk at London's Heathrow Airport disappears in a ball of orange flame, the explosion is deemed an act of God. But which god, wonders holistic detective Dirk Gently? What god would be hanging around Heathrow trying to catch the 3:37 to Oslo? And what has this to do with... show more
When a passenger check-in desk at London's Heathrow Airport disappears in a ball of orange flame, the explosion is deemed an act of God. But which god, wonders holistic detective Dirk Gently? What god would be hanging around Heathrow trying to catch the 3:37 to Oslo? And what has this to do with Dirk's latest--and late-- client, found only this morning with his head revolving atop the hit record "Hot Potato"? Amid the hostile attentions of a stray eagle and the trauma of a very dirty refrigerator, super-sleuth Dirk Gently will once again solve the mysteries of the universe...
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780671742515 (0671742515)
ASIN: 671742515
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 307
Edition language: English
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Tea, Cats, and Books
Tea, Cats, and Books rated it
4.0 Seeing Thor and Odin in a whole new way
As I made my way into the second Dirk Gently novel, I discovered that I had quite forgotten (or just never read) what the book synopsis was and was thus surprised to realize that among this book's characters were the gods Thor and Odin. This was only really a surprise because of the recent Avengers ...
curtjeffreys
curtjeffreys rated it
5.0 The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
"Enter the slightly off kilter world of Dirk Gently, where Norse gods run amok in the streets of London while a holistic detective tries to unravel the beheading of a record producer. Sound confusing? Welcome to the mind of Douglas Adams. Everyone knows Douglas for his Hitchhiker's trilogy (all four...
hpagano
hpagano rated it
4.0 The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
Fun in a sadly beautiful and very British sort of way. There's a pleasing harmony between the mundane and not so mundane things that happen to Dirk and Kate throughout the book, and the juxtaposition between Kate's reaction to these events and Dirk's is enjoyable. There is also a very artful harmo...
Cave of Wonder
Cave of Wonder rated it
Such a weird book...enjoyable though.Funny.
newwavepolly
newwavepolly rated it
I just could not get into the Dirk Gently books. They were all over the place.
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