Amsterdam Municipal Police Detective-Inspector DeKok receives an anonymous invitation to a funeral, and while there, finds a card on his windshield advertising a sex theater with a note telling him to ask for the naked lady, and as he investigates he finds evidence of a serial killer at work
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Detective-Inspector DeKok's latest case begins with the delivery of a death announcement for Frederik Johannes Dinterloo with a message on the back: ``to meet the next victim, . . . attend the funeral.'' DeKok and his partner, Dick Vledder, note nothing odd at Dinterloo's funeral, but when leaving they find on their car an ad for a Casa Erotica, a sex theater, with the words, ``Ask for the Naked Lady.'' Vledder learns that Dinterloo was a brilliant young professor who left academia for an oil company and who later died in an apparent car accident. Dinterloo was a regular at his firm's parties at Casa Erotica's private rooms--he left one only two days before his death with a dancer named Sylvie Rebergen. DeKok finds Rebergen dead of a blow to the head, her eyes mutilated, the eighth victim of a serial killer who has been targeting divorced women. The translation could use more polish, and readers lacking DeKok's ability to ``think around corners'' may not spot the villain with the clues supplied, but Baantjer ( DeKok and the Dancing Death ) spins his usual entertaining yarn and fans will be inclined to forgive. Author tour.
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Book Description Intercontinental Pub Inc, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1881164128
Book Description Intercontinental Pub Inc, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111881164128
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