WorldCat Identities

Stout, Rex 1886-1975

Overview
Works: 1,281 works in 4,834 publications in 9 languages and 82,203 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Bibliography  Interviews 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Speaker, Editor, Creator, Contributor, Narrator, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Commentator
Classifications: PS3537.T733, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Rex Stout, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Rex Stout
The doorbell rang : a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
52 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,404 WorldCat member 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
Under the Andes by Rex Stout ( )
27 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in English and held by 2,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the fortunes of the courageous Lamar brothers and the sensational dancer Desiree Le Mire in the underground kingdom of the lost tribe of the Incas
A family affair : a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
32 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What could make Nero Wolfe so determined to solve a crime that he would be willing to work entirely without fee or client? What would it take to put him, for the first time, at a loss for words? What would make him so angry about a case that he would refuse to speak to the police, even if he has to spend fifty-one hours in jail as a result? Never before in the Nero Wolfe books has Rex Stout shown us the extremes to which the greatest detective in the world can be pushed, but never before has a bomb blown up in the old brownstone on West 35th Street, murdering someone right under Wolfe's nose. When in October 1974 Pierre Ducos, one of Wolfe's favorite waiters at Rusterman's, Wolfe's favorite restaurant, dies just down the hall from Archie's bedroom, Wolfe is understandably eager to find the perpetrator, but when that murder somehow becomes connected with tape recorders, Washington lawyers, and maybe even a conspiracy to obstruct justice, his fury becomes so intense that even Archie is puzzled. - Jacket flap
Death of a doxy : a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
49 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,638 WorldCat member 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 )
37 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,627 WorldCat member 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
Death of a dude : a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
41 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sedentary sleuth Nero Wolfe and his sidekick, Archie Goodwin, leave West Thirty-fifth Street for a Montana dude ranch to clear an innocent man of a murder charge
Fer-de-lance by Rex Stout ( Book )
84 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,408 WorldCat member 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."
A right to die; a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
33 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,342 WorldCat member 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 mother hunt : a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
39 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful socialite widow comes to Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin to ask them to investigate why a baby has been abandoned on her doorstep, in a case that all too quickly leads to murder
The father hunt : a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
33 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member 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?
Might as well be dead; a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
46 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eleven years after his own thoughtlessness sent his only son, Paul, away from home, Nebraska businessman James Herold calls upon Nero Wolfe to track down the young man so that he can make amends
Champagne for one : a Nero Wolfe mystery by Rex Stout ( Book )
46 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,191 WorldCat member 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
The second confession by Rex Stout ( Book )
46 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nero Wolfe finds himself trying to solve a murder and save his own hide from the Mob after a millionaire businessman asks him to look into the background of his daughter's boyfriend
Gambit; a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
61 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Archie Goodwin and the great detective tackle a tough case - the murder of an eccentric chess player
If death ever slept : a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
44 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,082 WorldCat member 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
In the best families by Rex Stout ( Book )
27 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the third of three Nero Wolfe books that involve crime boss Arnold Zeck and his widespread operations. Sarah and Barry Rackham have been married less than four years. She is a wealthy heiress, while he is neither employed nor independently wealthy. Mrs. Rackham has recently cut off Mr. Rackham's allowance due to his escalating demands, and yet he continues to spend considerable sums of money. Mrs. Rackham wants to know where the money is coming from, and asks Wolfe to investigate. - Wikipedia
The golden spiders; a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
46 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member 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
Before midnight; a Nero Wolfe novel by Rex Stout ( Book )
41 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a contestant is killed during the final round of the Pour Amour perfume contest, Nero Wolfe must find the person who stole the recipe to the dead contestant's perfume in order to solve the crime
Black orchids by Rex Stout ( Book )
38 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The private detective, Nero Wolfe, with the aid of his assistant, Archie Goodwin, investigates a killing at a flower show and a series of poison-pen letters that result in murder
Her forbidden knight by Rex Stout ( Book )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When Lila Williams, an innocent telegrapher at New York's upscale Lamartine Hotel, becomes enmeshed in a counterfeiting gang, the unlikely knight who comes to her rescue is one of the forgers."--Cover
 
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Alternative Names
Staut, Reks 1886-1975
Stout, Rex
Stout, Rex T. 1886-1975
Stout, Rex T. (Rex Todhunter), 1886-1975
Stout, Rex Todhunter
Stout Rex Todhunter 1886-1975
Стаут, Р 1886-1975
Стаут, Рекс 1886-1975
סטאוט, רקס 1886-1975
スタウト, R
スタウト, レックス
Languages
English (838)
German (13)
Russian (7)
Spanish (5)
French (4)
Italian (4)
Czech (2)
Swedish (1)
Norwegian (1)
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