Mystery novelist Janwillem van de Wetering (pronounced Yon-VIL-em VAN de VETering) Born in R... Mystery novelist Janwillem van de Wetering (pronounced Yon-VIL-em VAN de VETering) Born in Rotterdam in 1931, Wetering was once a motorcycle gang member in South Africa, an aspiring monk in Kyoto, Japan, and a policeman in Amsterdam. He is currently living in Maine. The Dutch author's colorful past has led him to be known as an eccentric and hypnotic storyteller whose latest novel "The Hollow-Eyed Angel" (Soho), the 13th in his Amsterdam cop series, is a story of crime and modern morality. His novels "The Blond Baboon" and "The Maine Massacre" have recently been reprinted on Soho. (THIS INTERVIEW CONTINUES INTO THE SECOND HALF OF THE SHOW
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Mystery novelist Janwillem van de Wetering (pronounced Yon-VIL-em VAN de VETering) Born in R...

Mystery novelist Janwillem van de Wetering (pronounced Yon-VIL-em VAN de VETering) Born in R...

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Mystery novelist Janwillem van de Wetering (pronounced Yon-VIL-em VAN de VETering) Born in Rotterdam in 1931, Wetering was once a motorcycle gang member in South Africa, an aspiring monk in Kyoto, Japan, and a policeman in Amsterdam. He is currently living in Maine. The Dutch author's colorful past has led him to be known as an eccentric and hypnotic storyteller whose latest novel "The Hollow-Eyed Angel" (Soho), the 13th in his Amsterdam cop series, is a story of crime and modern morality. His novels "The Blond Baboon" and "The Maine Massacre" have recently been reprinted on Soho. (THIS INTERVIEW CONTINUES INTO THE SECOND HALF OF THE SHOW