(From the publisher):
While investigating a high-stakes jewel theft, Inspector DeKok is called to check out the death of a clown found floating in a raft down the canal, an enormous knife protruding from its back.
Without the slightest trace, a unique, antique jewel collection disappears from a house along the Gentlemenís Canal. As DeKok begins the investigation his assistant, Vledder, receives a call regarding a dead clown at the foot of Crierís Tower. The connection of the crimes initially eludes him, but DeKokís profession, his calling, pushes him towards the answer.
Original title: DeCock en de dood van een clown
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Police Procedural