Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

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Simon and Schuster, 1987 - Fiction - 247 pages
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There is a long tradition of Great Detectives, and Dirk Gently does not belong to it. But his search for a missing cat uncovers a ghost, a time traveler, AND the devastating secret of humankind! Detective Gently's bill for saving the human race from extinction: NO CHARGE.

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Douglas Adams is an impressive writer. - Goodreads
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I do so enjoy Douglas Adams' writing. - Goodreads

Review: Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (Dirk Gently #1)

User Review  - Andrew Alderman - Goodreads

3.5 stars maybe. I've read and enjoyed the Hitchhiker's books, and was excited to find another book by Adams. This is different than that other series, but not totally. There's lots of zany humor, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kaya Fletcher - Goodreads

A comical, yet mysterious story with many surprising twists. Read full review


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Douglas Adams (1952-2001) was the much-loved author of the Hitchhiker's Guides, all of which have sold more than 15 million copies worldwide.

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