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Van de Wetering, Janwillem 1931-2008

Overview
Works: 437 works in 1,530 publications in 10 languages and 19,213 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Juvenile works  Short stories  Black humor  Biography  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Editor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Creator, Correspondent, Recipient, Other
Classifications: PS3572.A4292, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Janwillem Van de Wetering
Outsider in Amsterdam by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

68 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a quiet street in downtown Amsterdam, the founder of a new religious society/commune--a group that calls itself "Hindist" and mixes elements of various "Eastern" traditions--is found hanging from a ceiling beam. Detective-Adjutant Grijpstra and Sergeant de Gier of the Amsterdam police are sent to investigate what looks like a simple suicide, but they are immediately suspicious of the circumstances
The empty mirror; experiences in a Japanese Zen monastery by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

30 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 written, The Empty Mirror "should be very encouraging for other Western seekers." It is the first book in a trilogy that continues with A Glimpse of Nothingness and Afterzen
The Maine massacre by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

24 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and Czech and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visit to the newly-widowed sister of the Commissaris of the Amsterdam police in Maine shows that her husband's death was no accident
Hugh Pine and the good place by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

21 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hugh Pine, a porcupine, decides to live alone on an island in order to get away from all the problems the forest animals bring to him; but after a time he decides being alone isn't so wonderful after all
Hard rain by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kriminalroman
A glimpse of nothingness : experiences in an American Zen community by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

26 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death of a hawker by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amsterdam is normally sedate but today there is a riot in Newmarket Square. Constables have blocked access to adjoining Straight Tree Ditch Road all day. When the body of the "King" of the local street market is found in a room in his house on that street, his head bashed in, there are only two suspects: his lovely sister or the up-stairs boarder. Which one is the killer? Grijipstra and de Gier must discover the murderer's identity before another crime can be committed
Tumbleweed : a novel by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

28 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Na de moord op een jonge vrouw krijgen 2 rechercheurs en een aan reumatiek lijdende commissaris de opdracht deze zaak op te lossen
The mind-murders by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

34 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and German and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee Amsterdamse rechercheurs (Grijpstra en De Gier) worden gesteld voor een aantal zaken die aanvankelijk niet op misdaad lijken
The rattle-rat by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating a murder in his parents' remote homeland of Friesland, Detective Adjutant Grijpstra gets nowhere working within established police guidelines--yet his assistant de Gier uncovers vital clues while learning about Friesian culture
The Japanese corpse : a novel by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

28 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 is the fifth novel in the Amsterdam Cops series
The corpse on the dike by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

22 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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'
Hugh Pine by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

22 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hugh Pine, a porcupine genius, works with his human friends to save his less intelligent fellow porcupines from the deadly dangers of the road
The streetbird by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The blond baboon : a novel by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detectives Grijpstra and de Gier investigate the murder of nightclub owner-turned-businesswoman Elaine Carnet, studying the possible motives of her daughter, her business partner, a young salesman, and her former sales manager and lover
Just a corpse at twilight by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PI Henk Grijpstra flies to the U.S. to help Rinus de Gier, his old buddy from Amsterdam police days. De Gier, who lives in Maine, kicked his girlfriend down a cliff while drunk and someone is threatening to reveal the murder unless he pays up. But is she really dead? By the author of Hard Rain
The hollow-eyed angel by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While attending a convention in New York, two Amsterdam policemen investigate the death of a Dutchman for a colleague back home. The colleague thinks the victim, who was his uncle, was murdered. Thirteenth book in a series by a former Amsterdam policeman and Zen Buddhist monk
The sergeant's cat and other stories by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perfidious parrot by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oil tanker is hijacked in the Caribbean and the owners commission two Dutch detectives to find it. The men are Grijpstra and de Gier, and as they investigate, they dispense their impressions of the Caribbean
Inspector Saito's small satori by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The empty mirror; experiences in a Japanese Zen monasteryThe Maine massacreHard rainA glimpse of nothingness : experiences in an American Zen communityDeath of a hawkerTumbleweed : a novelThe mind-murdersThe rattle-rat
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