Outsider in Amsterdam

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Product Details

Price
$9.99
Publisher
Soho Crime
Publish Date
July 16, 2013
Pages
265
Dimensions
5.0 X 7.4 X 0.9 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781616953003

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About the Author

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 Amsterdam; The Corpse on the Dike; the short story collection The Sergeant's Cat; The Maine Massacre, which garnered him the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière; and ten other books in the Amsterdam Cops series.

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 superb storyteller."
--Chicago Tribune

"A superlative mystery writer."
--Time

"What makes this series so engaging is that the policemen are as quirky and complicated as the criminals"
--The Washington Post

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