The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul Author:Douglas Adams When a passenger check in desk at Terminal Two, Heathrow Airport, shoots up through the roof engulfed in a ball of orange flame, the usual people try to claim responsibility. First the IRA, then the PLO and the Gas Board; even British Nuclear Fuels rushes out a statement that the situation is completely under control, that it was a one-in-a-mil... more »ion 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 hasn't actually anything to do with them at all....no rational cause can be found for the explosion - it is 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 3:37 to Oslo?
Funnier than Psycho, more chilling than Jeeves Takes Charge, shorter than War and Peace, this new Dirk Gently novel, is one of Douglas Adams' most ambitious novel to date.« less