The Long Dark Tea-time of the Soul

The Long Dark Tea-time of the Soul

Book - 1988
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When a passenger check-in desk at Terminal Two, Heathrow Airport, shot up through the roof engulfed in a ball of orange flame the usual people tried to claim responsibility. First the IRA, then the PLO and the Gas Board. Even British Nuclear Fuels rushed out a statement to the effect that the situation was completely under control, that it was a one in a million chance, that there was hardly any radioactive leakage at all and that the site of the explosion would make a nice location for a day out with the kids and a picnic, before finally having to admit that it wasnâe(tm)t actually anything to do with them at all. No rational cause could be found for the explosion âe" it was simply designated an act of God. But, think Dirk Gently, which God? And why? What God would be hanging around Terminal Two of Heathrow Airport trying to catch the 15:37 to Oslo? Funnier than Psycho ... more chilling than Jeeves Takes Charge ... shorter than War and Peace ... the new Dirk Gently novel, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul .
Publisher: Toronto : Stoddart, 1988.
ISBN: 9780330309554
Branch Call Number: ADA
Characteristics: 246 p.


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Jul 19, 2015

typical crazy douglas adams humor though not as great as his hitchhiker's series. still worth the read

Jun 27, 2013

I liked this 2nd Dirk Gently book even better than the first one!

Nov 16, 2010

The sequel to Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. Proving yet again that everything, no matter how small, is related to everything else. This time with the meddling of gods!

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