The Resource Outsider in amsterdam : Amsterdam cops series, book 1., Janwillem van de Wetering

Outsider in amsterdam : Amsterdam cops series, book 1., Janwillem van de Wetering

Label
Outsider in amsterdam : Amsterdam cops series, book 1.
Title
Outsider in amsterdam
Title remainder
Amsterdam cops series, book 1.
Statement of responsibility
Janwillem van de Wetering
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"[Van de Wetering] is doing what Simenon might have done if Albert Camus had sublet his skull." —John Leonard On a quiet street in downtown Amsterdam, a man is found hanging from the ceiling beam of his bedroom, upstairs from the new religious society he founded: a group that calls itself "Hindist" and supposedly mixes elements of various Eastern traditions. Detective-Adjutant Gripstra 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. This now-classic novel, first published in 1975, introduces Janwillem van de Wetering's lovable Amsterdam cop duo of portly, wise Gripstra and handsome, contemplative de Gier. With its unvarnished depiction of the legacy of Dutch colonialism and the darker facets of Amsterdam's free drug culture, this excellent procedural asks the question of whether a murder may ever be justly committed
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-2008
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Van de Wetering, Janwillem
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Amsterdam Cops
Label
Outsider in amsterdam : Amsterdam cops series, book 1., Janwillem van de Wetering
Link
Instantiates
Publication
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  • OverDrive eBook
  • Electronic resource
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781569478257
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9B851DBC-4E95-4618-AA64-1D9421A92E4D
System control number
ODN0000517671
Label
Outsider in amsterdam : Amsterdam cops series, book 1., Janwillem van de Wetering
Link
Publication
Note
  • OverDrive eBook
  • Electronic resource
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781569478257
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9B851DBC-4E95-4618-AA64-1D9421A92E4D
System control number
ODN0000517671

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