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Robert Van Gulik, His Life and Work

(1987)
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Born in Holland in 1910 but raised in Java, Robert Hans van Gulik explored esoteric Buddhism and translated ancient texts, including an authentic Chinese 16th century detective novel, around which he created a fictional series. Based on extensive research, renowned author Janwillem van de Wetering, whose life and career parallels that of his subject, examines van Gulik's life and work.



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December 1997 : USA Hardback

Title: Robert Van Gulik: His Life and Work
Author(s): Janwillem Van De Wetering
ISBN: 1-56947-118-5 / 978-1-56947-118-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Pr Inc
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Paperback Editions

July 1998 : USA Paperback
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Title: Robert Van Gulik: His Life His Work
Author(s): Jan Willem Van De Wetering
ISBN: 1-56947-124-X / 978-1-56947-124-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Press Inc.
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