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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Book cover: Dirk Gently

Author: Douglas Adams

Genre: Science Fiction / Humor

Publishing Year: 1987

Language: English / Original Language: English

Original Title: Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency


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 bewildered ghost, a secret time traveller, and a devastating secret that threatens the future of humanity.

Detective Gently's bill for saving the human race from extinction: NO CHARGE.

Douglas Adams died in May 2001 at the age of 49. Aside from the bestselling Dirk Gently novels (Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency; The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul), he was the author of the legendary five books in the Hitchhiker’s Trilogy, including 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; and Mostly Harmless. His other works include; The Meaning of Liff and The Deeper Meaning of Liff (with John Lloyd); and Last Chance to See (with Mark Carwardine). His last book was the bestselling collection, The Salmon of Doubt, published posthumously in May 2002.

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