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A Family Affair - Rex Stout
A Family Affair
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When a bomb kills his favorite waiter from his favorite restaurant, sedentary sleuth and gourmand Nero Wolfe is determined to go to any length to find the killer. Reissue. NYT.
When a bomb kills his favorite waiter from his favorite restaurant, sedentary sleuth and gourmand Nero Wolfe is determined to go to any length to find the killer. Reissue. NYT.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780553241228 (0553241222)
Publisher: Crimeline
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
Series: Nero Wolfe (#46)
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Bibliobimbo
Bibliobimbo rated it
3.0 A Family Affair (The Rex Stout Library)
Notable only for revealing Nero Wolfe's obsession with Richard Nixon, and for a bunch of misogynist BS wherein Archie says Lucile can't be a real "Women's Liberationist" because she washes her face and combs her hair and dresses tidily. Seriously. Then they never go anywhere with it. It has nothing ...
Andrea K Höst
Andrea K Höst rated it
The last of the Nero Wolfe books, published after Rex Stout's death. Although the mystery itself is not compelling, lacking as we are a client to outwit, it is a suitable book to go out on, ending something, but also including a statement of continuance. It also shines a pleasing spotlight on Arch...
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it
A favorite waiter surprises Archie one night and says he fears he'll be killed. Archie leaves him in a guest bedroom to sleep until the great detective, Nero Wolfe, wakes up. But only minutes after Archie goes to bed himself, the house is shaken. A bomb has gone off, and the waiter is dead. So b...
EricCWelch
EricCWelch rated it
There is no question that Rex Stout was a master. I have read most of them and listened to the rest, all ably read by one of my favorite readers, Michael Pritchard. This was Stout’s last novel, released in 1975. Some reviewers have suggested it’s not up to his earlier work. I disagree, although it’s...
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