The Perfidious Parrot by Janwillem van de Wetering

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Janwillem van de Wetering's fourteenth Amsterdam Cops novel finds Grijpstra, de Gier, and the commissaris blackmailed into investigating the mysterious hijacking of a supertanker's entire cargo. The adventure takes them to Key West and to the former Dutch colonies of Aruba and St. Eustatius in search of the missing oil and the villains who have killed more than once to protect their loot.

About Janwillem van de Wetering

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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 Japanese Corpse, and eleven other books in the Grijpstra and de Gier series.
Published October 1, 1997 by Soho Press. 280 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Detectives Grijpstra and De Gier, the less than perfect cops from Amsterdam, are as wry and eccentric as always in their 14th adventure together.

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