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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 16-17 Summary

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Chapter 16-17 Summary

Richard awakes the next morning twice. The first time, he thinks he's made a mistake and goes back to sleep. Once he's actually awake, Richard thinks of bringing Susan to an expensive restaurant to apologize to her. Gordon has mentioned L'Esprit d'Escalier, a new French restaurant, and Richard phones it. He can't get reservations at the elite restaurant, though. They need to be made three weeks in advance.

Richard leafs through the phone book, looking for Dirk Gently's number. He can't find Dirk Gently listed, either under his old name, his new name, or any alternate spelling Richard can think of. Richard wonders what people do to find someone, which leads him to think of private detectives. On a whim, he looks at the listings for private investigators. While he's thumbing through the phone book, the telephone rings. It's Kate Anselm, another of Gordon's programmers...

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