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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

A BBC Full-Cast Radio Drama

Douglas Adams

Compact Disc

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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (10/7/2014)
Mass Market Paperback (5/1/1988)
Mass Market (6/1/1991)


Dirk Gently has an unshakeable belief in the interconnectedness of all things, but his Holistic Detective Agency mainly succeeds in tracking down missing cats for old ladies. Then Dirk stumbles upon an old friend behaving bizarrely--and is drawn into a four-billion year old mystery that must be solved if the human race is to avoid immediate extinction. Harry Enfield stars as Douglas Adams's much-loved psychic sleuth, with Billy Boyd (Lord of the Rings), Andrew Sachs (Fawlty Towers), Jim Carter (Downton Abbey) and Olivia Colman (Broadchurch). Considered by many Adams fans to be as funny--if darker--than The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, this adventure features everything from quantum physics to missing cats, via Coleridge, Bach and an Electric Monk. This is the first of two series adapted from the Dirk Gently books, directed by Dirk Maggs, who was chosen by Douglas Adams to conclude the award-winning The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, and this release contains nearly one hour of additional unbroadcast material. 3 CDs. 3 hrs 20 mins.

AudioGO Ltd., 9781405677431

Publication Date: July 1, 2010

About the Author

Douglas Adams (1952-2001) is best known as the creator of The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which started life as a BBC Radio series. The book went on to be a No. 1 bestseller. He followed this success with The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (1980); Life, The Universe and Everything (1982); So Long and Thanks for all the Fish (1984); Mostly Harmless (1992) and many more. He sold over 15 million books in the UK, the US and Australia.