Felix Thijssen

Felix Thijssen (b. 1933) studied journalism in France and worked as a journalist in The Netherlands for fifteen years. In 1970 he moved to the country and decided to spend all his time writing. He has written children’s books, science fiction, and scenarios for movies and television series. In 1980 he published his first thriller, Wildschut. Thijssen has lived and worked in France since the 1980’s.

Deep Water

Deep Water

(Luitingh-Sijthoff, 2006, 271 pages)

Felix Thijssen’s books are irresistible. He writes beautifully, his plots are easy to follow although they have enough unexpected twists to keep up the tension, and his protagonists show depth and character development. He has written quite a row of books - a series about a friendly criminal, and one about a private detective - but his latest work, Deep Water takes a different turn.

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