Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

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Simon and Schuster, 1988 - 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 can I say that hasn't already been said about Douglas Adams? He is a comic genius and an enthralling storyteller. In this book a group of eccentric Britishers save the world using a time machine ... Read full review

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I loved this book when I was young. Now that I'm much older I not only loved this book, but actually thought it was better than when I originally read it. Douglas Adams launches all sorts of scathing ... 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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