Publish date: December 29th 2004
Edition language: English
Series: Nero Wolfe (#37)
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 ...
Gambit is the first Nero Wolfe mystery that I've read. The thing that I found most interesting about it were the characters. Nero Wolfe is every bit the enigmatic genius that he is purported to be. It was hard to imagine a private detective who never leaves his house, and has another detective who d...
Everything by Rex Stout is great. Archie, Nero and I all selected the wrong murderer, but Nero and Archie figured out their mistake before I did.