The Corpse on the Dike (Amsterdam Cops #3) (Paperback)

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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.

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, Death of a Hawker, The Japanese Corpse, The Maine Massacre, which garnered him the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière, and ten other books in the Amsterdam Cops series.

Praise For…

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.”
—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
Product Details
ISBN: 9781569470497
ISBN-10: 1569470499
Publisher: Soho Crime
Publication Date: July 1st, 2003
Pages: 242
Language: English
Series: Amsterdam Cops