Dirk Gently

Dirk Gently (born Svlad Cjelli, also known as Dirk Cjelli) is a fictional character created by English writer Douglas Adams and featured in the books Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency and The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul. He is portrayed as a pudgy man who normally wears a heavy old light brown suit, red checked shirt with a green striped tie, long leather coat, red hat and thick metal-rimmed spectacles. “Dirk Gently” is not the character’s real name. It is noted early on in the first book that it is a pseudonym for “Svlad Cjelli”. Dirk himself states that the name has a “Scottish dagger feel” to it.

Order of Dirk Gently Books

Below is the list of all the Dirk Gently books by Douglas Adams in their chronological order:

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective AgencyDouglas Adams1987AmazonKindle
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the SoulDouglas Adams1988AmazonKindle
The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last TimeDouglas Adams2002AmazonKindle

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