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An edition of The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul (1988)

The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

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Publisher
Pan Books
Language
English
Pages
247

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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 wasn't actually anything to do with them at all.

No rational cause could be found for the explosion -- it was simply designated an act of God. But, thinks 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?
--back cover

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The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
2012, Pan Books
paperback in English - printing (10)
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Der lange dunkle Fünfuhrtee der Seele
1996-03, Ullstein
Paperback in German - 6. Auflage
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Der Lange Dunkle Fünf Uhr Tee Der Seele
1991-11, Ullstein Buchverlage Gmbh
Mass Market Paperback in German - 2. Auflage
Cover of: The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
1990-01, Turtleback
Turtleback in English
Cover of: The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
1990-01, Pocket Books
Mass Market Paperback in English - 1st Pocket Books printing (1)
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The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
1988, Simon and Schuster
Hardcover in English - printing (1)
Cover of: The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
1988, Pan Books
Mass Market Paperback in English - printing (2)

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Published in

London

Edition Notes

Originally published: London: Heinemann, 1988.
CAN

Copyright Date
1988

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
823

The Physical Object

Format
Mass Market Paperback
Pagination
247p. ;
Number of pages
247

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL18536708M
Internet Archive
longdarkteatime00adam
ISBN 10
0330309552
ISBN 13
9780330309554
Library Thing
5833
Goodreads
58595113

Work Description

The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul is a 1988 humorous fantasy detective novel by Douglas Adams. It is the second book by Adams featuring private detective Dirk Gently, the first being Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. It was followed by the Salmon of Doubt, an incomplete Dirk Gently novel included in a posthumous collection of the same name. The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul has been adapted for radio, and several plot lines appear in the 2010 BBC TV series.

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It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on earth has ever produced the expression "As pretty as an airport."
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