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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 6-8 Summary

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Chapters 6-8 Summary

At the Coleridge dinner, a reader is reciting Coleridge's poem "Kubla Khan." Richard begins to fall asleep to the rhythmic reading. He begins to wonder about Dirk Cjelli, who he hasn't seen in years. Dirk made a name for himself denying stories of his psychic powers. Dirk's denials sparked rumors of his mysterious psychic powers. Finally, one of Dirk's roommates noticed that Dirk recited what seemed to be test questions for upcoming midterms in his sleep, especially when well-fed and drunk on good wine. Students began to wine and dine him to get questions for upcoming tests. The questions were no more than the average student might guess at with a minimum amount of research.

At finals time, Dirk made a bet supposedly to disprove his psychic abilities. He predicted the questions on the final exam, and then locked them up to be revealed after...

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