By Rex Stout
A grand grasp of the shape, Rex Stout is one among America’s maximum secret writers, and his literary construction Nero Wolfe is one in all fiction’s maximum detectives. during this pair of vintage Nero Wolfe mysteries, Stout is at his unheard of top because the conceited, gourmandizing, sedentary sleuth and his trusty man-about-town, Archie Goodwin, are served lethally appetizing instances.
Too Many Cooks
Everyone understands that too many chefs damage the broth, yet you’d rarely anticipate it to guide to homicide. yet that’s precisely what’s at the menu at a five-star collecting of the world’s maximum cooks. As visitor of honor, Wolfe used to be lured from his brownstone to a fancy southern spa to bring the keynote handle. He by no means anticipated that among classes of haute food he and Archie will be forced to observe a killer with a poison touch—a killer getting ready to serve the good detective his final supper.
Champgne for One
Faith Usher referred to taking her personal existence or even stored cyanide in her handbag. So while she died from a deadly champagne cocktail in the midst of a excessive society ceremonial dinner, all people known as it suicide—including the police. yet Nero Wolfe isn’t convinced—and nor is Archie. specifically while Wolfe is warned via 4 males opposed to taking the case. Deception, blackmail, and a killer who can have pulled off the suitable crime…it’s a problem Nero Wolfe can’t withstand.
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