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Murder by the Book - Rex Stout, David Handler
Murder by the Book
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Manhattan Police Inspector Cramer asks for Wolfe’s help in solving the suspicious death of a law office clerk who has been fished out of the Hudson River. His probable homicide-causing offense? Submitting a manuscript for publication! With the manuscript missing and the only two to read it dead,... show more
Manhattan Police Inspector Cramer asks for Wolfe’s help in solving the suspicious death of a law office clerk who has been fished out of the Hudson River. His probable homicide-causing offense? Submitting a manuscript for publication! With the manuscript missing and the only two to read it dead, the only clues are a cryptic quotation from the Bible and a list of names in the dead man’s pocket.Wolfe baits his trap. When it springs shut, he finds that truth is stranger (and bloodier) than fiction.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780553763119 (0553763113)
ASIN: 553763113
Publisher: Bantam
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Series: Nero Wolfe (#19)
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November News 2014
November News 2014 rated it
4.0 Murder by the Book
Again I have been drawn to read another who-dun-it with Archie as the chronicler for Nero Wolfe. Murder by the Book does not disappoint. All the old staff and the orchids are here with their individual eccentricities. This story about the murders of a book's writer and all the people who have ever r...
Andrea K Höst
Andrea K Höst rated it
A slow but well done Wolfe, where the most tenuous of connections are threaded together till finally the culprit is uncovered.
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