Search Results: "Rex Stout"


BOOK REVIEW

THREE DOORS TO DEATH by Rex Stout
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 21, 1949

"The bright-eyed brigand as before."
The West 35th Street wonderman up and at three long shorts. Read full book review >

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THE BLACK MOUNTAIN by Rex Stout
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 14, 1954

"Surprise, surprise!"
The big news about Mr. Stout's big boy, Nero Wolfe, is that he not only gets out of the house to the morgue (for his first visit) but travels to Montenegro and that isn't all — he even plays hide and seek with villainous characters in the mountains! Read full book review >

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ROYAL FLUSH by Rex Stout
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 1, 1965

This winning hand includes Rex Stout's first mystery novel, Fer-de-Lance, Murder by the Book, and three novelettes— The Next Witness; When a Man Murders; and Die Like a Dog, quite a collation at this price. Read full book review >

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THE SILENT SPEAKER by Rex Stout
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 11, 1946

"Current topics and trends are a part of this wily Wolfe yarn."
Nero Wolfe returning after some six years, with as spectacular and gaudy flim-flams, obnoxious behavior as pre-war. Read full book review >

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HOMICIDE TRINITY by Rex Stout
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 26, 1962

"Nimble mental exercises."
Three novelettes from magazine appearances display — yet again- Nero Wolfe's many talents and Archie Goodwin's capable, if critical, support. Read full book review >

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WHERE THERE'S A WILL by Rex Stout
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 6, 1940

"Velvet."
Nero Wolfe, hamstrung by finances, takes on a will-smashing case which develops into a double murder, landing three sisters in a scandalspot. Read full book review >

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TROUBLE IN TRIPLICATE by Rex Stout
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 11, 1948

"Three in one to make time fly."
Three crisp long shorts in which the gentleman of the progressing perimeter sets Inspector Cramer down hard — and his clients no more gently. Read full book review >

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MR. CINDERELLA by Rex Stout
Released: Dec. 1, 1938

"Well done, but unimportant."
This has the "feel" of a story written to order for the pictures — sentiment plus. Read full book review >

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THREE MEN OUT by Rex Stout
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 15, 1954

"A comfortable patterning but persuasive."
Another packaged threesome — Invitation To Murder: The Zero Clue: This Won't Kill You — brings that rude rotundity, Nero Wolfe, and his capable legman, Archie Goodwin, into cases which involve the murders of three men. Read full book review >

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O CARELESS LOVE! by Rex Stout
Released: Nov. 1, 1935

"Rental library."
A swift paced, entertaining bit of trash — if one can be so contradictory in terms. Read full book review >

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THE MOUNTAIN CAT MURDERS by Rex Stout
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 27, 1939

"Medium."
Not a Nero Wolfe yarn, but tale of murders in Wyoming involving two girls, lawyers, family scandal, political manoeuvres and a divorcee out for no good. Read full book review >

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DEATH OF A DOXY by Rex Stout
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 19, 1966

"Not his best but good enough for the Stout-hearted."
Orrie Cather, a private eye who had occasionally worked for Nero Wolfe, finds himself in jail for the murder of young Isabel Kerr who was obviously being kept and who was equally noticeably pregnant. Read full book review >