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Holistic Detective Dirk Gently is back working on another mystery. An airport is destroyed and people get changed into vending machines when Thor gets pissed off by a ticket agent and goes ballistic. Thor befriends a young woman who was nearly killed in the airport fiasco and we learn that he's not the same god he used to be. Dirk's going to have to do some awesome detective work to figure out what's going on.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy story on current Earth Magical Beings/Mental/Magical/Powers    -   Yes Inner Struggle    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   coping with mental/magical powers Parody    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   private investigator Age:    -   20's-30's


Earth setting:    -   20th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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