Might As Well Be Dead: A Nero Wolfe Mystery
Publish date: October 25th 2004
Edition language: English
Series: Nero Wolfe (#26)
I would like to start my review with a question which should be very easy for any serious fan of mysteries. What would happen if you cross this: with this: and with this: The almost but not quite right answer would be a lazy hippo with good crime-solving skills. The right answer would be Nero Wolfe...
I'm not as a rule sensitive to feminist issues, but this is the limit. Not one of the characters, and neither, probably, the author, ever supposed that P.H. might be understood not as a Paul Harold, but as a Patricia Halliday or someone like that. Why didn't one call and ask if the advertisement was...
The book was the first Rex Stout novel, featuring Nero Wolfe, I have read. I had heard a lot about the author, high recommendations, which were justified, as he was nominated for the greatest Mystery Writer of the Century, and his series the Best Mystery Series of The Century at Bouchercon 2000, the...
You won't find me reviewing many mysteries, because I am totally incapable of doing it without spoilers. I have several Nero Wolfe books on here, and there will be more. If I ever come across one I don't like, I'll mention it.
Anything by Rex Stout is excellent and this is no exception. Love Archie more than Nero Wolfe.
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