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Jul 01, 2003
| ISBN 9781569470497
Jul 01, 2003
| ISBN 9781569478301
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Jul 01, 2003 | ISBN 9781569470497
Jul 01, 2003 | ISBN 9781569478301
A recluse has been shot right between the eyes while standing at his bedroom window. His neighbor, a schoolteacher and pistol shot champion, admits she discovered the body and failed to report it. Is she guilty of murder? Grijpstra and de Gier will travel to whorehouses, through a shady electronics market and into the house of a very flashy potential suspect to find out.
A recluse has been shot right between the eyes as he stood looking out of his bedroom window. His neighbor, a schoolteacher who is a pistol shot champion, admits she discovered the body and failed to report it. Is she really guilty of murder?
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 The Corpse on the Dike“A crisp, cheery follow-up to Tumbleweed.”—Kirkus ReviewsPraise for Janwillem van de Wetering“Mr. Van de Wetering’s policemen are just as likely to . . . marvel at human nature as to shoot it down.”—The New York Times“[A] unique atmospheric mix of police procedure, quirky characters, and Zen outlook.” —The Boston Globe“[Van de Wetering] is doing what Simenon might have done if Albert Camus had sublet his skull.” —John Leonard“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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