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Van de Wetering, Janwillem 1931-2008

Overview
Works: 397 works in 1,274 publications in 6 languages and 21,341 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery stories  Manuscripts 
Roles: Creator, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Editor, Correspondent, Recipient
Classifications: PS3572.A4292, 813.54
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Outsider in Amsterdam by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )
27 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 1,179 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 )
18 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 1,057 libraries worldwide
The Maine massacre by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )
18 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 958 libraries worldwide
Amsterdam's aging police commissioner comes to the Maine coast to comfort his recently widowed sister. When he arrives, he finds that his brother-in-law is the latest victim of a series of suspicious "accidents." The suspects include a street gang, a psychotic Vietnam veteran, and a blustering real estate agent
The blond baboon : a novel by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )
22 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 863 libraries worldwide
De dood van een oudere zakenvrouw voert twee Amsterdamse rechercheurs langs tal van verdachten die zowel zakelijke als emotionele relaties met het slachtoffer hadden
Hard rain by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 823 libraries worldwide
Bij het onderzoek naar enkele moorden komt de commissaris oog in oog te staan met een oude bekende, hetgeen tot gevolg heeft dat hij en enkele van zijn collega's op een zijspoor worden gezet
Death of a hawker by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )
20 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 784 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
The rattle-rat by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 776 libraries worldwide
Voor hun onderzoek naar de dood van een Friese veehandelaar trekken twee Amsterdamse politiefunctionarissen naar de noordelijke provincie
Hugh Pine and the good place by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 768 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
Tumbleweed : a novel by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )
21 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 768 libraries worldwide
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 pursue clues to a chilly island off the coast of Holland
A glimpse of nothingness : experiences in an American Zen community by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )
18 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 767 libraries worldwide
The streetbird by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 746 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 mind-murders by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 740 libraries worldwide
Twee Amsterdamse rechercheurs worden gesteld voor een aantal zaken die aanvankelijk niet op misdaad lijken
The corpse on the dike by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )
19 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 727 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'
The Japanese corpse : a novel by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )
19 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 723 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
Just a corpse at twilight by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 714 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
Hugh Pine by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )
10 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 693 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 hollow-eyed angel by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 644 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 )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 638 libraries worldwide
The perfidious parrot by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 561 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 )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 480 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
De Wetering, Janwillem van.
De Wetering, Janwillem van, 1931-
De Wetering, Janwillem van, 1931-2008
Dewetering, Janwillem van 1931-2008
Van de Weetering, Janwillem 1931-2008
Van de Wetering, J.
Van De Wetering, Janwillem
Van de Wetering, Janwillem, 1931-2008
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Vetering, Janvillem van de, 1931-2008
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Wetering, Janwillem van de, 1931-
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Weṭering, Yanwilem van deh-, 1931-2008
ウェテリンク, J. ヴァン・デ
Languages
English (281)
German (2)
Japanese (2)
Italian (2)
Dutch (2)
Russian (1)
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