Author

Frederik Baas

Frederik Baas is the pseudonym of Jan van Mersbergen (b. 1971) and Diary From the River is his debut as a crime writer. Van Mersbergen’s work has been published in translation in France, Germany, Britain, Spain, Catalonia, Turkey, Lebanon, Serbia and Slovenia. Two of his novels have been filmed: Naar de overkant van de nacht (To the Other Side of the Night, Pupkin Movies) and Tomorrow Pamplona (BBC).

Diary From the River

Diary From the River

(Ambo Anthos, 2017, 215 pages)

Every thriller needs an engine that will get the plot going and maintain the tension. In his debut thriller Diary From the River, Frederik Baas comes up with a marvellous device: a diary fished out of a river.

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