Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

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Pocket Books, Jun 1, 1991 - Fiction - 320 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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What do an elderly college professor, his abacus, an Electric Monk, his horse, a computer programmer, and his boss all have to do with Samuel Taylor Coleridge and a couch stuck in a doorway? Nobody is ... Read full review

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Very typically Douglas Adams and pretty much alike the HHGTTG. However, I had forgotten how funny and etremely original Adams is. At first, I found this first Gently story hard to get involved into, but after a while it got greatly intriguing. Good characters and véry funny. Read full review

Contents

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1991)

Douglas Adams Douglas Adams was born in Cambridge, England in 1952. He has written for radio, television and theater and has worked as a hospital reporter, barn builder, radio producer, and script editor. His bestsellers include The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, the Restaurant at the End of the Universe, Life, the Universe and Everything, So Long and Thanks for All the Fish, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, and The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul.

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