Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

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Simon and Schuster, 1988 - Fiction - 306 pages
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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It's hard not to imagine that readers that know Douglas Adams only from his "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" series will come away from "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" a bit disappointed ... Read full review

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Having recently watched the series, I wanted to read the books and I’m glad I did because they vary greatly. Dick is only somewhat similar to the energetic performance in the show. The ... Read full review

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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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