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The Red Box (1936) by Rex Stout

I haven’t read a Stout novel since January and this remaining Stout novel has been sitting in my TBR pile since then. Feeling a little guilty about having left it so long I decided to read it before the year was out. 528 more words

In The Dock

Cordially Invited to Meet Death

Cordially Invited to Meet Death

by Rex Stout

My synopsis:  Bess Huddleston, an eccentric party planner for New York’s elite, approaches Wolfe with a request; to find the culprit behind letters damaging her image. 

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Book Review

The Black Orchids

The Black Orchids

by Rex Stout

It is always a treat to read a Nero Wolfe mystery. The man has entered our folklore”.–The New York Times Book Review.

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Press Release from The Wolfe Pack— 2016 Nero Award and Black Orchid Novella Award Winners

December 4, 2016
The Wolfe Pack
New York, NY


The Nero Award is presented each year to an author for the best American Mystery written in the tradition of Rex Stout’s Nero Wolfe stories. 195 more words


ON THIS DAY: December 1, 2016

December 1st is

Antarctica Day *

Civil Air Patrol Day *

Day With(out) Art *

Eat a Red Apple Day

National Fried Pie Day

World AIDS Awareness Day * 715 more words


Boy, You'll Be My Foil*

One interesting way to show what a character is like is by using a foil. Fictional foils contrast with other characters, so their personalities are more sharply defined. 1,117 more words

Agatha Christie

"It's not opinion polls that determine the outcome of elections, it's votes in ballot boxes"*...

This Nov. 8, even if you manage to be registered in time and have the right identification, there is something else that could stop you from exercising your right to vote.

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