History Literature / TheLongDarkTeaTimeOfTheSoul

23rd Sep '15 4:50:42 PM nombretomado
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''The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul'' is Creator/DouglasAdams's 1988 sequel to ''Literature/DirkGentlysHolisticDetectiveAgency''. It deals with multiple dimensions, Norse Gods, refrigerators, murder and record company contracts.

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''The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul'' is Creator/DouglasAdams's 1988 sequel to ''Literature/DirkGentlysHolisticDetectiveAgency''. It deals with multiple dimensions, [[Myth/NorseMythology Norse Gods, Gods]], refrigerators, murder and record company contracts.



* NorseMythology: "'An Act of God.' But which god and why?"
31st Aug '15 8:42:32 PM JustRichard
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: Record players, airline checking in at the airport itself and pizza places not delivering definitely places thos in the near past.
20th Aug '15 1:45:34 PM Winter
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* {{Astrologer}}: The Great Gazanga is a newspaper astrologer who happens to be an old friend of Dirk's who knows his birthday. As a result, his predictions for Dirk's sign tend to be along the lines of, "Virtually everything you decide today will be wrong." Unsurprisingly, the paper's circulation has declined by nearly a twelfth since he took the job.
6th Aug '15 12:23:17 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* BigBadassBirdOfPrey: The eagle, a bird of prey which is not what it seems.
8th Oct '14 5:08:16 AM morenohijazo
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* OvercomplicatedMenuOrder: When Kate wants to discharge herself from the hospital and isn't allowed, she convinces the hospital they want her to leave by attempting to get a pizza delivered, something she knows is impossible in London. At one point she tries to get a motorbike courier firm to order and collect "an American Hot with a list of additional peppers and mushrooms and cheeses which the controller of the courier service refused even to attempt to remember".
27th Aug '14 4:47:39 AM Trueman001
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-->[T]hings you could have removed while you waited were your wallet, your stomach lining, your mind and your will to live. The muggers and pushers and pimps and hamburger salesmen, in no particular order, could arrange all these things for you. [...] If you wanted quick sex or a quick fix or, God help you, a hamburger, that was where you went to get it it.[[note]]The time being 1AM, "that" actually refers here to the streets just outside the station.[[/note]]

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-->[T]hings you could have removed while you waited were your wallet, your stomach lining, your mind and your will to live. The muggers and pushers and pimps and hamburger salesmen, in no particular order, could arrange all these things for you. [...] If you wanted quick sex or a quick fix or, God help you, a hamburger, that was where you went to get it it.[[note]]The time being 1AM, "that" actually refers here to the streets just outside the station.[[/note]]
15th Jul '14 6:30:45 AM Fighteer
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* BerserkButton: Pizzerias that don't deliver are Kate's. Every so often the fact London is full of them irritates her to the point that she tries to place an order just so she can yell at the person on the other end of the phone.
14th Jul '14 2:20:42 PM DaibhidC
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* BeserkButton: Pizzarias that don't deliver are Kate's. Every so often the fact London is full of them irritates her to the point that she tries to place an order just so she can yell at the person on the other end of the phone.

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* BeserkButton: Pizzarias BerserkButton: Pizzerias that don't deliver are Kate's. Every so often the fact London is full of them irritates her to the point that she tries to place an order just so she can yell at the person on the other end of the phone.
14th Jul '14 2:20:16 PM DaibhidC
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* BeserkButton: Pizzarias that don't deliver are Kate's. Every so often the fact London is full of them irritates her to the point that she tries to place an order just so she can yell at the person on the other end of the phone.
20th Apr '14 12:33:19 PM Yael
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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: In the context of a ListingTheFormsOfDegenerates line.
-->King's Cross Station is a scary place, full of muggers, pimps, drug-pushers and hamburger salesmen. If you want cheap sex, a quick fix or -- God help you -- a hamburger, this is where you can find it.

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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: In the context of a ListingTheFormsOfDegenerates line.
-->King's
line about King's Cross Station is a scary place, full of muggers, pimps, drug-pushers Station.
-->[T]hings you could have removed while you waited were your wallet, your stomach lining, your mind and your will to live. The muggers and pushers and pimps
and hamburger salesmen. salesmen, in no particular order, could arrange all these things for you. [...] If you want cheap sex, wanted quick sex or a quick fix or -- or, God help you -- you, a hamburger, this is that was where you can find went to get it it.[[note]]The time being 1AM, "that" actually refers here to the streets just outside the station.[[/note]]
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