Part of today’s Kindle ebook deal of the day over at Amazon is the Douglas Adams novel Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul, the follow-up to Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, for only $1.99 (thatâ€™s 75% off the regular price of $7.99). If youâ€™d like to purchase a physical copy of Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul, the book is also available in mass market paperback.
Note â€“ this deal is valid only for today, Monday, December 23, 2013, until 11:59pm PST.
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…
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