The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

Hardcover, 319 pages

English language

Published Aug. 13, 1988 by Simon and Schuster.

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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-million 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 explo- sion—it is simply designated an act of God. But, thinks Dirk Gently, which God? And why? What God would be hanging around Terminal 'IWo of Heathrow Airport trying to catch the to Oslo? Soon …

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