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Jul 01, 2003
| ISBN 9781569470633
Jul 01, 2003
| ISBN 9781569478295
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Jul 01, 2003 | ISBN 9781569470633
Jul 01, 2003 | ISBN 9781569478295
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.
Janwillem van de Wetering (1931–2008) was born and raised in Rotterdam, but lived most recently in Surry, Maine. He served as a member of the Amsterdam Special Constabulary and was once a Zen Buddhist monk. He is renowned for his… More about Janwillem van de Wetering
Praise for Janwillem van de Wetering“Masterly Zen mysteries.”—The New York Times Book Review“[Van de Wetering] is doing what Simenon might have done if Albert Camus had sublet his skull.”—John Leonard“A superb storyteller.”—Chicago Tribune“What atmosphere! Elegant! Satisfying!”—Baltimore Sun “What makes this series so engaging is that the policemen are as quirky and complicated as the criminals.”—The Washington Post
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