Similiar tone and feel as Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy.
Prepare to enjoy a funny and entertaining book by Douglas Adams that nvolves a mystery worthy of the Gods. Norse Gods that is. A highly fun and entertaining read.
Enjoyable, light, science-fiction. Douglas Adams has a distinctive style, but enjoyable.
"...another semiprecious gem in his glittering tiara of humor." BIRMINGHAM NEWS Not sure why it is only semiprecious, but sequels usually are.
this wasa my husbands book and i never read it...so i have no idea but Adams is pretty funny. here is what Amazon says
When a passenger check-in desk at London's Heathrow Airport disappears in a ball of orange flame, the explosion is deemed an act of God. But which god, wonders holistic detective Dirk Gently? What god would be hanging around Heathrow trying to catch the 3:37 to Oslo? And what has this to do with Dirk's latest--and late-- client, found only this morning with his head revolving atop the hit record "Hot Potato"? Amid the hostile attentions of a stray eagle and the trauma of a very dirty refrigerator, super-sleuth Dirk Gently will once again solve the mysteries of the universe