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  • The Corpse on the Dike
  • Written by Janwillem Van De Wetering
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On Sale: July 01, 2003
Pages: 215 | ISBN: 978-1-56947-830-1
Published by : Soho Crime Soho Press
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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

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Janwillem Van De Wetering - The Corpse on the Dike
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 detective fiction, including Outsider in AmsterdamThe Corpse on the DikeThe Japanese Corpse, and eleven other books in the Grijpstra and de Gier series.
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Praise for The Corpse on the Dike

"A crisp, cheery follow-up to Tumbleweed."
—Kirkus Reviews



Praise 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.” Boston Globe

"[Van de Wetering] is doing what Simenon might have done if Albert Camus had sublet his skull."
—John Leonard

  • The Corpse on the Dike by Janwillem van de Wetering
  • July 01, 2003
  • Fiction - Mystery & Detective
  • Soho Crime
  • $13.00
  • 9781569470497

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