Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

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Simon and Schuster, Feb 15, 1991 - Fiction - 307 pages
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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 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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User Review  - bbbart - LibraryThing

Didn't like it as much as the first in the Dirk Gently series... Story is nice and hilariously funny, as always with Adams, but the plot is boring and late. Read full review

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User Review  - gecizzle - LibraryThing

Douglas Adams is one of my favorite authors. I absolutely love the Hitchhikers series. But, this book... This Dirk Gently series is complete garbage. It's very disappointing. I really wanted to like ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
12
Section 3
23
Section 4
35
Section 5
42
Section 6
57
Section 7
74
Section 8
83
Section 19
196
Section 20
201
Section 21
205
Section 22
218
Section 23
225
Section 24
235
Section 25
240
Section 26
251

Section 9
88
Section 10
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Section 11
114
Section 12
145
Section 13
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Section 14
157
Section 15
169
Section 16
176
Section 17
185
Section 18
191
Section 27
263
Section 28
269
Section 29
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Section 30
285
Section 31
293
Section 32
295
Section 33
299
Section 34
302
Section 35
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About the author (1991)

Douglas Adams, a legend of imaginative fiction, ushered in the advent of comedic science fiction with The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. The book developed into a hugely successful series of five novels. The Dirk Gently series—Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency and The Long Dark Tea-time of the Soul—helped cement Adams as one of the most successful and beloved authors in science fiction.

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