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by Maan Meyers, Rex Stout
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SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady
These novels by Rex Stout, with Mr. Wolfe and Archie Goodwin at the brownstone on 35th Street in New York, are a real time capsule. They were all contemporary when they were written; but that was up to nearly 80 years ago, and Stout's eye for details is additionally amusing in retrospect. In the ...
Lost in a Book
Lost in a Book rated it 7 years ago
Another fun read from Rex Stout. It's not much of a mystery, but that's not really why one reads a Nero Wolfe book, is it? The cameo by Arnold Zeck was interesting. I've heard he appears in other books as a kind of nemesis for Wolfe.
xreactivity
xreactivity rated it 7 years ago
Another fun read from Rex Stout. It's not much of a mystery, but that's not really why one reads a Nero Wolfe book, is it? The cameo by Arnold Zeck was interesting. I've heard he appears in other books as a kind of nemesis for Wolfe.
Andrea K Höst
Andrea K Höst rated it 9 years ago
Low on money, Wolfe once again wedges himself into a current hot murder. The reasons for the murder are clever and difficult to reveal, and the story takes an amusing look at popular packaged foods and advertising post-War.
EricCWelch
EricCWelch rated it 9 years ago
I am in the process of rereading (listening to the perfectly matched Michael Pritchard) many of the Rex Stout Nero Wolfe/Archie Goodwin mysteries. They hold up very well; in fact, as each novel takes place contemporaneous to its writing, many could be considered period pieces. And be a Villain take...
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