THROWBACK THURSDAY – SPOTLIGHT ON REX STOUT

 

THINK POSITIVE! HUGS!

One of the first mysteries I read was Nero Wolf adventures by Rex Stout. Over the years, I have this several times. I have no reviews as I haven’t read since I started doing them. One thing to remember is the books were written in late 1930’s and the racist views are those of the period.

The secondary characters are great.  Nero’s right hand man Archie Goodwin,  Inspector  Cramer, Sergeant Holcomb Saul, a private investigater

One of my favorites is THE DOORBELL RANG

In this one Nero takes on J Edgar Hoover. What happened?
Here are a some others by Rex Stout


The first two books in the series.

In the first Nero and Archie received a gift of a deadly snake.

The second book touches hazing at the college fraternity level One were the hazing cripple a member.


Nero is invited to a meal where the chefs will meet for an annual meal. Murder occurs and Nero has problem.

This case involved a set of earring shape like spiders. Nero takes the case of a youngster.

Someone wrote a will leaving his fortune a woman no one knows. Nero looks answers.


I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS SERIES.


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3 Responses to THROWBACK THURSDAY – SPOTLIGHT ON REX STOUT

  1. lghiggins says:

    Interesting warning. I agree that you have to take into account the times when something was written. It doesn’t need to ruin the book for you.

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