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Van de Wetering, Janwillem 1931-2008

Overview
Works: 370 works in 1,517 publications in 10 languages and 20,269 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Manuscripts  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Creator, Collaborator, Correspondent, Recipient
Classifications: PS3572.A4292, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Janwillem Van de Wetering
 
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Outsider in Amsterdam by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

61 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a quiet street in downtown Amsterdam, the founder of a new religious society/commune called "Hindist" 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 )

23 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 1,068 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 )

25 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and Czech and held by 883 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
The blond baboon : a novel by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

22 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member 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
Hugh Pine and the good place by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

19 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 750 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 )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member 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 )

24 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee rechercheurs van de Amsterdamse gemeentepolitie krijgen te maken met de moord op een marktkoopman waarbij aanvankelijk geen spoor is te bekennen van een moordenaar, een moordwapen of een motief
A glimpse of nothingness : experiences in an American Zen community by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

22 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tumbleweed : a novel by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

32 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 699 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 mind-murders by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee Amsterdamse rechercheurs worden gesteld voor een aantal zaken die aanvankelijk niet op misdaad lijken
The Japanese corpse : a novel by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

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

Nadat bij Amsterdam een dode Japanner is gevonden, worden twee politiefunctionarissen naar Japan gestuurd om als lokaas te dienen bij het oprollen van een berucht misdadigerssynducaat
The streetbird by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een aantal politiemensen die hun hoofdkwartier in een huis op de Zeedijk hebben, onderzoekt de moord op een Surinaamse pooier
The corpse on the dike by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

22 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bij het onderzoek naar de mysterieuze moord op een vrijgezel komen de twee met het onderzoek belaste rechercheurs bij toeval achter de oplossing
Hugh Pine by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

20 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 671 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
Just a corpse at twilight by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 619 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 sergeant's cat and other stories by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

-- From the Trade Paperback edition
The hollow-eyed angel by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 583 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 perfidious parrot by Janwillem Van de Wetering( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 497 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 )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member 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

Janwillem van de Wetering auteur de romans policiers, vivait aux États-Unis

Janwillem van de Wetering nederländsk författare

Janwillem van de Wetering niederländischer Schriftsteller, Krimi-Autor und Polizist

Janwillem van de Wetering schrijver

Van de Weetering, Janwillem 1931-2008

Van de Wetering, J.

Van De Wetering, Janwillem

Van de Wetering, Janwillem 1931-2008

VandeWetering, Janwillem 1931-2008

Vetering, Janvillem van de 1931-2008

Vetering, Janwillem van de 1931-2008

Wetering, Jan Willem van de 1931-2008

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Wetering, Janwillem van de 1931-

Wetering, Janwillem van de 1931-2008

Weṭering, Yanwilem van deh- 1931-2008

Янвиллем ван де Ветеринг

Янвіллем ван де Ветерінг

ינווילם ואן דה וטרינג

반 드 비터링, 얀윌렘

판 더 베이떠링, 얀빌럼

ヴァン・デ・ウェテリンク, J.

ウェテリンク, J. ヴァン・デ

ヤンウィレム・ヴァン・デ・ウェテリンク

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The empty mirror; experiences in a Japanese Zen monasteryThe Maine massacreThe blond baboon : a novelHard rainDeath of a hawkerA glimpse of nothingness : experiences in an American Zen communityTumbleweed : a novelThe rattle-rat