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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Publication date March 1, 1989
Binding Cassette/Spoken Word
Edition Abridged
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780671678524
ISBN-10 0671678523
Dimensions 0.75 by 4.50 by 7 in.
Weight 0.25 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $14.95
Other format details audio
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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...

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780671625832
 
from Simon & Schuster (March 1, 1989); titled "The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul"
9780671625832 | details & prices | List price $17.95
About: When a passenger check-in desk shoots through the roof of a terminal at Heathrow Airport in flames, Dirk Gently investigates the cosmic forces at play
Paperback
Book cover for 9780671742515 Book cover for 9781476783000
 
Reissue edition from Simon & Schuster (October 7, 2014); titled "The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul"
9781476783000 | details & prices | 243 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $16.00
About: Beloved, bumbling Detective Dirk Gently returns in this standalone novel—in trade paperback for the first time—from Douglas Adams, the legendary author of one of the most beloved science fiction novels of all time, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
Reissue edition from Pocket Books (January 1, 1991); titled "The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul"
9780671742515 | details & prices | 4.25 × 6.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $7.99
About: When a passenger check-in desk shoots through the roof of a terminal at Heathrow Airport in flames, Dirk Gently investigates the cosmic forces at play
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9781590070758 Book cover for 9781597770088 Book cover for 9781602837799
 
from Blackstone Audio Inc (September 8, 2009); titled "The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul: The Long Dark Tea-time of the Soul, BBC Dramatization"
9781602837799 | details & prices | 5.50 × 5.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $29.95
About: Harry Enfield exuberantly returns as Dirk Gently, who, fallen on hard times and dressed as a gypsy woman, is using his irritatingly accurate clairvoyant powers to read palms.
from Phoenix Books Inc (January 1, 2006); titled "The Long Dark Tea-time of the Soul"
9781597770088 | details & prices | 5.25 × 4.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $34.95
About: Kate Schechter would like to know why everyone she meets knows her name - and why Thor, the Norse god of thunder, keeps showing up on her doorstep.
Unabridged edition from New Millenium Audio (June 1, 2001); titled "The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul"
9781590070758 | details & prices | 5.50 × 5.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $39.95
About: When a passenger check-in desk at Terminal Two, Heathrow Airport, shot up through the roof engulfed in a ball of orange flame the usual people tried to claim responsibility.
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780671678524 Book cover for 9781558001596 Book cover for 9781590070604
 
Abridged edition from New Millenium Audio (February 1, 2002); titled "The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul"
9781590070604 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $25.00
About: When a passenger check-in desk shoots through the roof of a terminal at Heathrow Airport in flames, Dirk Gently investigates the cosmic forces at play.
Unabridged edition from Dove Entertainment Inc (December 1, 1989)
9781558001596 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.25 × 1.25 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $24.95
About: Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency is back in business again and the setting is a charming fourth-dimensional universe.
The price comparison is for this edition
Abridged edition from Simon & Schuster (March 1, 1989); titled "The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul"
9780671678524 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $14.95
About: 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.
Reinforced
Reprint edition from Demco Media (January 1, 1991); titled "The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul"
9780606017640 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $16.80
About: When a passenger check-in desk shoots through the roof of a terminal at Heathrow Airport in flames, Dirk Gently investigates the cosmic forces at play
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781417739806
 
Reissue edition from Turtleback Books (February 1, 1991); titled "The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul"
9781417739806 | details & prices | 307 pages | 4.25 × 7.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $18.45
About: When a passenger check-in desk shoots through the roof of a terminal at Heathrow Airport in flames, Dirk Gently investigates the cosmic forces at play

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