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David Swatling grew up in rural New York, studied theater, and moved to Amsterdam in 1985. He produced arts and culture programs for Radio Netherlands and is three-time winner of the NLGJA Excellence in Journalism Award. Calvin's Head is his first novel. ...more

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David Swatling I used a mystery from my own life in my debut novel Calvin's Head. In 1995 I was homeless in Amsterdam, living in a jeep with my dog. In Vondelpark on…moreI used a mystery from my own life in my debut novel Calvin's Head. In 1995 I was homeless in Amsterdam, living in a jeep with my dog. In Vondelpark one sunny summer morning, we came upon an active crime scene. Someone's dog had pulled a garbage bag from a pond. In it was a decapitated human head! In real life, the crime was never solved - but it was the perfect way to begin a psychological thriller called Calvin's Head. #MysteryWeek (less)
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No Room at the Inn by David Swatling


As a disquieting year draws to a close, I was asked to write a few words on change and looking forward, and thereby conjured an astronomical anomaly, a childhood memory, and a roll-top talisman… as you do.


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