Search Results: "Rex Stout"


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BLACK ORCHIDS by Rex Stout
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 21, 1942

"Entertaining."
Black Orchids and Cordially Invited To Meet Death provide two mysteries unpredictably broken by Archie Goodwin's pet annoyance of a boss, Nero Wolfe. Read full book review >

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TRIPLE JEOPARDY by Rex Stout
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 21, 1952

"The ponderous pundit pulling no punches exercises the brain blithely."
Another trio of Nero Wolfe's intra-mural exploits prove his ability to assume on evidence given. 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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MURDER BY THE BOOK by Rex Stout
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 12, 1951

"Sitzlust with a sizzle."
A full-length Nero Wolfe takes "Fatty" through the book publishing business, a legal firm's professional and personnel problems, and Archie's Way with the Dames. Read full book review >

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MIGHT AS WELL BE DEAD by Rex Stout
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 26, 1956

"All the tricks in the trade."
The missing person that Nero Wolfe contracts to find turns out to be in prison for murder so His Obesity is forced to undo a conviction before he can claim his fee. Read full book review >

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THE LEAGUE OF FRIGHTENED MEN by Rex Stout
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 14, 1935

"Good yarn."
A better book than For de Lance. Read full book review >

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DOUBLE FOR DEATH by Rex Stout
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 3, 1939

"Good rapid fire entertainment."
Few of the usual blind alleys in Tecumseh Fox' handling of the case of a murdered philanthropist, to clear a friend. 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 >

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FOREST FIRE by Rex Stout
Released: April 13, 1933

"Not an easy book to sell."
A puzzler, Rex Stout. Read full book review >

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THE BROKEN VASE by Rex Stout
Released: Jan. 23, 1940

"We prefer his Nero Wolfe."
Tecumseh Fox, doubly hired when a suicide and a sabotaged violin lead to murder and worse. 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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TOO MANY WOMEN by Rex Stout
Released: June 15, 1947

"Bright befuddlement."
Master of obreption, Nero Wolfe tackles murder in high executive circles, with Archie, his roving reporter, disguised as a personnel expert, surrounded by varieties of desirable females. Read full book review >