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Janwillem Van De Wetering

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  • The Empty Mirrorby Janwillem van de Wetering

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 16.99

    Seen by many as a contemporary classic, Janwillem van de Wetering's small and admirable memoir records the experiences of a young Dutch student?later a widely celebrated mystery writer?who spent a year and a half as a novice monk in a Japanese Zen Buddhist monastery. As Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, author of Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism , has... more...

  • A Glimpse of Nothingnessby Janwillem van de Wetering

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99

    The description of a Zen path of one Westerner who began by seeking for the sense of it all, and who came to realize at least a part of it. more...

  • Perfidious Parrotby Janwillem Van De Wetering

    Soho Press 2003; US$ 14.00

    Janwillem van de Wetering's fourteenth Amsterdam Cops novel finds Grijpstra, de Gier, and the commissaris blackmailed into investigating the mysterious hijacking of a supertanker's entire cargo. The adventure takes them to Key West and to the former Dutch colonies of Aruba and St. Eustatius in search of the missing oil and the villains who... more...

  • The Blond Baboonby Janwillem Van De Wetering

    Soho Press 2003; US$ 13.00

    While in the neighborhood investigating a pet poisoner, Grijpstra and de Gier of the Amsterdam police are called to the home of a wealthy, middle-aged woman, the former lover of a man known only as "The Baboon," when her body turns up in her garden. more...

  • The Japanese Corpseby Janwillem Van De Wetering

    Soho Press 2003; US$ 13.00

    A beautiful Eurasian waitress employed at Amsterdam's most elegant Japanese restaurant reports that her boyfriend, a Japanese art dealer, is missing. The police search throughout The Netherlands and finally locate a corpse. But to find the killer, the commissaris and de Geir must go to Japan and match wits with a yakuza chieftain in his lair. This... more...

  • Maine Massacreby Janwillem Van De Wetering

    Soho Press 2003; US$ 13.00

    The accidental death of his brother-in-law sends Grijpstra?with his companion de Gier in tow?to Jamestown, Maine, where they find a town full of suspects and a series of shady real estate deals. more...

  • The Mind-Murdersby Janwillem Van De Wetering

    Soho Press 2003; US$ 13.00

    Suspecting a missing woman's husband of murder, two Amsterdam detectives try to locate the missing body of Mrs. Fortune, while at the same time trying to find the killer of an unidentified male stuffed in the trunk of a stolen Mercedes. more...

  • The Rattle-Ratby Janwillem Van De Wetering

    Soho Press 2003; US$ 14.00

    Douwe Scherjoen was a well-to-do livestock dealer from the remote Dutch province of Friesland. Then his corpse was found, half-charred by flames, floating in a dory in Amsterdam's harbor. No one knows why he was in the nation's capital, far from the bucolic pleasures of his native village of Dingjum. But since Grijpstra is Friesian by birth... more...

  • Streetbirdby Janwillem Van De Wetering

    Soho Press 2003; US$ 14.00

    What appears to be the welcome murder of a local, much-disliked pimp turns out to be much larger than that single crime as the Dutch authorities struggle to get to the bottom of the shocking truth. more...

  • Tumbleweedby Janwillem Van De Wetering

    Soho Press 2003; US$ 13.00

    Maria van Buren, a beautiful, high-class prostitute, is found dead with a knife in her back in her houseboat on an Amsterdam canal. Grijpstra and de Gier must solve the murder. Her tony clients all have sound alibis. Before the murderer is caught, the detectives and their commissaris will investigate allegations of black magic, travel to Curacao, and... more...