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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (11 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Rex Stout Narrator: Michael Prichard Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Nero Wolfe Series Release Date: March 2007 ISBN: 9781415939925
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When everyone who has read Leonard Dykes's unpublished manuscript--including the author himself--is found dead, Nero Wolfe, along with his sidekick, decides to set a trap.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ginny | 6/4/2010

    " I enjoyed all these Nero Wolfe audiobooks, but I think this has got to be my favorite. Listened to it last fall, and again this past month. The women characters in this book are worth the trip. Lots of angles, lots of twists and lots of memorable characters. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Maura | 3/15/2010

    " apparently Archie Goodwin is this years go-to fictional character for comfort reading for me (see #49). You just can't go wrong with this series. At least I can't. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sarah | 3/9/2010

    " I adore Archie Goodwin, but wouldn't want to see his opinion of me in print. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sandi | 6/21/2009

    " Love REx Stout. Too bad after I finish them all there wont be anymore! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jz | 2/23/2009

    " Still lovin' Archie's narration. Not my favorite plot, but not bad, either. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Craig | 2/2/2009

    " Stout is as good as I remembered. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Davina | 11/18/2008

    " One of my favorite Nero Wolfe books so far. Archie goes to California and gets cranky with Wolfe. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jessica Frank | 11/3/2008

    " Stout is a classic. This is Nero Wolfe novel. Lots of clues and details. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Melissa | 9/14/2008

    " I love Archie Goodwin. What a masterful combination of characters, Nero and Archie. I'd read them even without the mysteries. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Patty | 6/4/2008

    " Listening to all of these I can find on audio. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 John | 4/26/2008

    " Classic Nero Wolfe story, with dead bodies piling up as the pressure mounts. If you like them in general, you'll like this one too. If you don't, this won't change your mind. "

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About the Author
Author Rex Stout

Rex Stout (1886–1975), inimitable master of detective fiction, wrote seventy-three mysteries and numerous novels and short stories. He is best known as the creator of the fictional detective Nero Wolfe. He was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America and received the Crime Writers Association’s Silver Dagger Award.

About the Narrator

Michael Prichard is a Los Angeles-based actor who has played several thousand characters during his career, over one hundred of them in theater and film. He is primarily heard as an audiobook narrator, having recorded well over five hundred full-length books. His numerous awards and accolades include an Audie Award for Tears in the Darkness by Michael Norman and Elizabeth M. Norman and six AudioFile Earphones Awards. He was named a Top Ten Golden Voice by SmartMoney magazine. He holds an MFA in theater from the University of Southern California.