Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Author:Diouglas Adams Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency is a ghost-horror-detective-time travel-romantic comedy epic. — Dirk Gently is a private detective who is more interested in telekinesis, quantum mechanics and lunch than fiddling around with fingerprint powder, so his investigations tend to produce startling and unexpected results. A simple search for a mi... more »ssing cat uncovers a bewildered ghost, a secret time traveler, and the devastating secret that lies behind the whole human history and threatens to bring it to a premature end.
A fun story of the wildly improbable interactions of the lives (and one death) of a number of individuals. In the end, only Dirk Gently can sort out what is happening and why, and his methods are unique.
This is a good read. Not quite as good as the Hitchhiker's series, which I dearly love, but good. Adams was a true genius. He is sorely missed.