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Too Many Cooks - Rex Stout
Too Many Cooks
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Rex Stout,Paperback,Series: Nero Wolfe Series, English-language edition,Pub by Random House Publishing Group
Rex Stout,Paperback,Series: Nero Wolfe Series, English-language edition,Pub by Random House Publishing Group
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780553763065 (0553763067)
ASIN: 553763067
Publisher: Bantam
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
Series: Nero Wolfe (#5)
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SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady rated it
3.5 Seven Nero Wolfe Novels, by Rex Stout
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 ...
meganbaxter
meganbaxter rated it
I haven't read a Rex Stout book in quite a while - maybe that's why I was taken aback by all the casual racism and misogyny in this book. The misogyny I can get past, in that it appears as one character's personal quirk, rather than a general attitude, but the casual racism did make me uncomfortable...
Andrea K Höst
Andrea K Höst rated it
A book where Wolfe actually travels willingly outside New York (as willingly as all that complaining would suggest). This dislocation brings a sense of discomfort to the book, and a level of urgency when it appears that his return home might be delayed. In addition the story involves characters wh...
Barbara1951
Barbara1951 rated it
These early ones take a lot of "getting into." I didn't like it much until at least half-way through, but certainly did end up liking it. I think it's time for a break, though, from Nero Wolfe.
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