|
Movies Books Music Food Tv Shows Technology Politics Video Games Parenting Fashion Green Living more >

Lunch » Tags » Books » Reviews » The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

2 Ratings: 4.5
A book by Douglas Adams

 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 … see full wiki

Author: Douglas Adams
1 review about The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

Murder, Mayhem and Norse Gods

  • Aug 8, 2010
Rating:
+4
This sequel to Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency takes it to the next level! This time, Dirk has a brand new client who doesn’t blink at his high prices and strange expenses. However, when Dirk oversleeps and misses their first meeting, his client is decapitated! Dirk must discover much more than your average “who done it” protagonist. Why does his client believe that a green-eyed monster has been raving at him and waving a bit of paper? What has happened to his secretary? Who decides whether a song will become a hit? What will it take to get his cleaning lady to actually clean? What happens to gods when people stop believing in them? Dirk is accompanied in his quest by Kate, a New Yorker obsessed with getting pizza delivered in London. The two meet when Dirk, who is following Kate because she looks like she knows where she is going, hits her when she stops suddenly. They have to make connections between one-hit wonders, lawyers and Norse gods, before time runs out. They travel to Valhalla and attempt to unravel the conflict between Thor and his father, Odin. This refreshingly unconventional detective story is highly recommended to fans of mystery, mythology and music

What did you think of this review?

Helpful
0
Thought-Provoking
0
Fun to Read
0
Well-Organized
0
Post a Comment
What's your opinion on The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul?
rate
2 Ratings: +4.5
You have exceeded the maximum length.
Photos
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
Related Topics
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

A book by Douglas Adams

The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

A book by Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams

An English writer, dramatist, and musician

First to Review
© 2014 Lunch.com, LLC All Rights Reserved
Lunch.com - Relevant reviews by real people.
()
This is you!
Ranked #
Last login
Member since
reviews
comments
ratings
questions
compliments
lists