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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency is a humorous detective novel by English writer Douglas Adams, first published in 1987. It is described by the author on its cover as a "thumping good detective-ghost-horror-who dunnit-time travel-romantic-musical-comedy-epic".

The book was followed by a sequel, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul. The only recurring major characters are the eponymous Dirk Gently, his secretary Janice Pearce and Sergeant Gilks. Adams also began work on another novel, The Salmon of Doubt, with the intention of publishing it as the third book in the series, but died before completing it.

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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
Oct 07, 2014, Gallery Books
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
Feb 26, 2013, Pocket Books
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Dirk Gentlys Holistic Detective Agency
2012, Pan Macmillan
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency: A BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation
Nov 08, 2007, BBC Books
audio cd
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Dirk Gently
September 30, 2005, Phoenix Audio
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
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Dirk Gentle, détective holistique, tome 1: Un cheval dans la salle de bains
February 6, 2003, Gallimard
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
2002, Pocket Books
Mass Market Paperback in English - First Pocket Books Printing (18)
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Der Elektrische Mönch: Dirk Gently's Holistische Detektei
November 1, 2001, Heyne
Paperback in German / Deutsch
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
June 2001, New Millennium Audio
Audio CD in English - Unabridged edition
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
June 2001, New Millennium Audio
Audio Cassette in English - Abridged edition
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
May 1997, Audio Literature
Audio Cassette in English
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Dirk Gently's holistische Detektei: Roman
1994-04, Ullstein
Mass Market Paperback in German / Deutsch - 5 auflage
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Dirk Gently - Agencia de Investigaciones
December 1993, Anagrama
Paperback in Spanish / español
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
June 1, 1993, Simon & Schuster Audio
Audio Cassette in English
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
June 1991, Rebound by Sagebrush
School & Library Binding in English
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
January 14, 1990, Random House Value Publishing
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
1988-05, Pocket Books
Mass Market Paperback in English - First Pocket Books Printing (4)
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Der Elektrische Mönch: Dirk Gently's Holistische Detektei
1988, Rogner & Bernhard bei Zweitausendeins
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
1988, Pocket Books
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Dirk Gently's holistic detective agency
1988, Pan Books
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
1987, Simon and Schuster
Hardcover in English - 1st printing
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency.
1987, Pocket Books
in English
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
1987, Heinemann
Hardcover in English
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Dirk Gentlys Holistic Detective Agency
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency is a humorous detective novel by English writer Douglas Adams, first published in 1987. It is described by the author on its cover as a "thumping good detective-ghost-horror-who dunnit-time travel-romantic-musical-comedy-epic".

The book was followed by a sequel, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul. The only recurring major characters are the eponymous Dirk Gently, his secretary Janice Pearce and Sergeant Gilks. Adams also began work on another novel, The Salmon of Doubt, with the intention of publishing it as the third book in the series, but died before completing it.

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This time there would be no witnesses.
added anonymously.

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Dewey 823/.914

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

This edition was published in by Pocket Books


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Open Library
OL26794400M
ISBN 10
1439140618
ISBN 13
9781439140611

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