Stout, Rex 1886-1975
Most widely held works about Rex Stout
Most widely held works by Rex Stout
The doorbell rang : a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
70 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 1,979 libraries worldwide
There's no one or nothing the great detective Nero Wolfe wouldn't take on if the price was right. That's something wealthy society widow Rachel Bruner is counting on when she writes him a check for a whopping hundred grand. The oversize genius and his able assistant Archie Goodwin soon find out why the prize is so generous as they lock horns with the FBI. And these highly trained G-men have a way with threats, tails, and bugs that could give even sedentary sleuth Nero Wolfe a run for his money.
A family affair : a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
41 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,694 libraries worldwide
Nero Wolfe finds himself under pressure when a murder is committed in the old brownstone on West 35th Street.
Death of a dude : a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
22 editions published between 1966 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,613 libraries worldwide
A young woman lies dead and Nero Wolfe's sometime employee, Orrie Cather, is suspected of murder.
Please pass the guilt; a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
39 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,532 libraries worldwide
A bomb explodes in the desk drawer of a top TV executive. But was the death trap intended for him or for the man who opened the drawer? Each man had a host of enemies, so was it the ambitious business partner, the jealous wife, the office secretary, or the man with blood on his hands? Nero Wolfe finds himself up to his corpulent neck as he and Archie Goodwin sort their way through secrets, over-the-top ambition, and a long list of suspects to find the truth and the guilty party.
A right to die; a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
40 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
When a young, white, financially independent young woman shows up dead, all clues lead to her dapper, black fiance who comes to Nero Wolfe for help.
The father hunt; a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
40 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
Pretty Amy Denovo wants to find the father she has never seen, but she can't afford Nero Wolfe's outlandish fees ... or can she?
The mother hunt : a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
39 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,261 libraries worldwide
When a young socialite widow finds an abandoned baby on her doorstep, she assumes the father is her deceased husband. She enlists the aid of Nero Wolfe to identify the mother, but the case is more complex than it first appeared.
Might as well be dead by Rex Stout ( Book )
46 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,210 libraries worldwide
A wealthy Nebraska businessman hires Nero Wolfe to track down his son so that he can make amends for past wrongs.
Champagne for one : a Nero Wolfe mystery by Rex Stout ( Book )
51 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,205 libraries worldwide
Whoever administered the deadly dose of champagne isn't talking, and neither is the victim, as Nero Wolfe searches for the antidote to the perfect crime. Includes never-before-published memorabilia from the life of Rex Stout
Gambit; a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
63 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
Archie Goodwin and the great detective tackle a tough case - the murder of an eccentric chess player.
The second confession by Rex Stout ( Book )
51 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,143 libraries worldwide
When a millionaire businessman hires Nero Wolfe to investigate his daughter's boyfriend, hoping to find that he's a member of the Communist Party, Wolfe suspects it's nothing more than an overprotective father. But after a powerful gangland boss "advises" him to drop the matter--and machine-gun fire rips into his beloved orchids--Wolfe realizes it's much more than a father's overactive imagination. And when the boyfriend turns up dead, leaving Archie Goodwin as the prime suspect, Wolfe realizes he must act fast to prevent another murder--his own.
And be a villain by Rex Stout ( Book )
57 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,140 libraries worldwide
When an on-air guest dies after drinking a glass of her sponsor's beverage, radio talk show host Madeline Fraser calls in Nero Wolfe to investigate.
Before midnight by Rex Stout ( Book )
43 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,140 libraries worldwide
Detective genius Nero Wolfe and his assistant, Archie Goodwin, are private investigators based in New York. With Wolfe's unmatchable wits and Archie's tireless legwork, no mystery is unsolvable. After a million-dollar contest judge is murdered and his contest answers stolen, Nero Wolfe and right-hand man Archie Goodwin take the case in an attempt to find the guilty party. As if the case wasn't difficult enough, the company that sponsored the contest may be purposefully misleading Wolfe.
Fer-de-lance by Rex Stout ( Book )
86 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in 14 languages and held by 1,125 libraries worldwide
A case of multiple murder sends super sleuth Nero Wolfe and his quick-witted legman Archie Goodwin on a desperate hunt for clues, but they soon discover that they may be getting too close to a killer when someone sends them a fer-de-lance, one of the world's most poisonous snakes, as a deadly "gift."
If death ever slept by Rex Stout ( Book )
50 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,097 libraries worldwide
When his assistant, Archie Goodwin, is implicated in a multiple murder at a millionaire's mansion, Nero Wolfe must work quickly to clear Archie's name.
The golden spiders by Rex Stout ( Book )
52 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
Trying to determine why his last two clients were ruthlessly murdered, Nero Wolfe wonders if the answer is linked to a young boy who turns up at his brownstone apartment and finds clues in a gray Cadillac, a mysterious woman, and spider-shaped earrings.
Too many cooks by Rex Stout ( Book )
71 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,057 libraries worldwide
When the greatest chefs in the world gather for a meeting, Nero Wolfe is their honored dinner guest. It is a rare vacation for the gourmet sleuth - until a four-star killer serves a side dish of murder. Then the half-baked local law cooks up an unappetizing entree. Corpulent Wolfe and sidekick Archie begin mixing the ingredients for their inimitable souffle of detection and deduction, while the killer decides that Wolfe's prix should be permanently fixed ... and that his last meal should be his just desserts.
Murder by the book by Rex Stout ( Book )
47 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,032 libraries worldwide
All of Leonard Dyke's written works featured unhappy endings: murder. When four people die, including the author, police call on Nero Wolfe to solve the mystery.
Prisoner's base by Rex Stout ( Book )
31 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,032 libraries worldwide
This time Wolfe must solve the murder without his able assistant, who feels responsible and hires his boss.
The league of frightened men by Rex Stout ( Book )
73 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in 12 languages and held by 935 libraries worldwide
Nero Wolfe tries to find evidence against a murderer who has confessed his crime, yet is still free to make good his threats of revenge against a group of former schoolmates.
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