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Teaser Tuesday 2/2/2016: "Three Men Out"

So this week, in addition to Boneshaker, I’m reading Eight Three Men Out, by Rex Stout, a trio of Nero Wolfe novellas, in which Wolfe does  170 more words


Book of the Month: January 2016

This is my first Book of the Month of the year and due to a lot of reading, (16 crime fiction novels, 1 short story collection and 2 books about crime fiction), there was a lot of choice for this month’s award. 577 more words

Book Of The Month

Men or Mice

The League of Frightened Men by Rex Stout

It is almost certain that Paul Chapin is a murderer. His former classmates at Harvard are almost certain of it. 111 more words

Tuesday Night Bloggers: Too Many Cooks (1938) by Rex Stout

Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Bottle/ Glass for Drinking

Too Many Cooks (1938), the fifth novel in Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin series, has an unusual opening for two reasons. 1,303 more words

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Tuesday Night Bloggers: Depiction of Race in Rex Stout’s A Right to Die (1964)

Last week I touched on A Right to Die (1964) in my post for the Tuesday Night Bloggers, but this week the text is going to be taking centre stage and in particular in this review I am going to be examining the depiction of race in the story. 1,378 more words

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Teaser Tuesday 1/12/2016: "The Black Mountain"

So here I am still reading The Black Mountain, by Rex Stout, months after starting it — not because it’s a long book or because it’s a slog but because it’s made of paper, and if I attempt to read a paper book anywhere near… 223 more words


Rex Stout in UK Services Editions

There seem to be surprisingly few early paperback editions of Rex Stout novels in the UK, but perhaps fittingly, one area where he was well recognised was in the… 561 more words

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