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The Japanese Corpse: A Novel

Van De Wetering, Janwillem

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ISBN 10: 0395257778 / ISBN 13: 9780395257777
Published by Houghton Mifflin, Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1977
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Title: The Japanese Corpse: A Novel

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition, 1st Printing

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Investigating a case involving a murder in an Amsterdam suburb which is apparently the work of the dreaded yakusa, a Japanese version of the Mafia, Detectives De Gier and Grijpstra are led far afield to the holy city of Kyoto

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.

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