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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Used availability for Jan Willem van de Wetering's Robert Van Gulik, His Life and Work
December 1997 : USA Hardback
July 1998 : USA Paperback