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"The British author of the Hitchhiker trilogy and other immensely popular lunacies, Adams permits no whiff of common sense to spoil his new novel, which combines fantasy, hilarity and creeping horrors," remarked PW . Here, sleuth Dirk Gently investigates a lawyer and an advertiser who possess the soul of the god Odin. "The plot's ramifications are marvelous, bloody and irresistible."
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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... --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Editorial Reviews
Adams has the ability to take a seemingly ridiculous idea and, with words, massage our brains into believing that, yes, this is probable - and not only probable but the only likely... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Delbert Griffith
I've found that EVERY book I've ever read by Douglas Adams has had exceptional science fiction writing at it's core (except for "Last chance to see") and have been... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Brent Dehn
For those who love Douglas Adams - why haven't you read it yet?Published 1 month ago by Mrs Sian Bolton
If you're looking for a quirky good time, you'll find it here. I really enjoy Adams style and sense of wit. The absurdism isn't for everyone, but I find the silliness delightful. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Savoie
While not quite as brilliant as the Hitchhikers Guide series, I found this novel to be an enjoyable read. Read morePublished 2 months ago by P. E. Lawler