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Too Many Cooks & Champagne for One Stout, Rex/ Horne, Lena (Introduction by)
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Random House USA Inc

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9780553386295

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0553386298

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0553386298

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A grand master of the form, Rex Stout is one of America's greatest mystery writers, and his literary creation Nero Wolfe is one of fiction's greatest detectives. In this pair of classic Nero Wolfe mysteries, Stout is at his unparalleled best as the arrogant, gourmandizing, sedentary sleuth and his trusty man-about-town, Archie Goodwin, are served two lethally appetizing cases. Too Many CooksEveryone kws that too many cooks spoil the broth, but you'd hardly expect it to lead to murder. But that's exactly what's on the menu at a five-star gathering of the world's greatest chefs. As guest of hor, Wolfe was lured from his brownstone to a posh southern spa to deliver the keyte address. He never expected that between courses of haute cuisine he and Archie would be compelled to detect a killer with a poison touch--a killer preparing to serve the great detective his last supper. Champgne for OneFaith Usher talked about taking her own life and even kept cyanide in her purse. So when she died from a lethal champagne cocktail in the middle of a high society dinner party, everyone called it suicide--including the police. But Nero Wolfe isn't convinced--and neither is Archie. Especially when Wolfe is warned by four men against taking the case. Deception, blackmail, and a killer who may have pulled off the perfect crime...it's a challenge Nero Wolfe can't resist.

Key Features
Author(s)Rex Stout
PublisherRandom House USA Inc
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaperback / softback
ISBN-100553386298
ISBN-139780553386295
SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
Series TitleNero Wolfe Mysteries (Paperback)

Publication Data
Place of PublicationNew York
Country of PublicationUnited States
ImprintRandom House Inc

Dimensions
Weight354 g
Width136 mm
Height207 mm
Spine23 mm

Credits
Introduction byLena Horne

Editorial Details
Format DetailsTrade paperback (US), Unsewn / adhesive bound

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Author BiographyRex Stout (1886-1975) wrote hundreds of short stories, novelas, and full-length mystery novels, most featuring his two indelible characters, the peerless detective Nero Wolfe and his handy sidekick, Archie Goodwin.

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Title: Too Many Cooks & Champagne for One
Author: Stout, Rex/ Horne, Lena (Introduction by)

Publisher:Bantam Dell Pub Group
Publication Date:Apr-28-2009
Pages:416
Binding:Paperback
Edition:1st pr of this
Dimensions (inches):5.25 (W) x 8.75 (H) x 1.00 (D)
ISBN:0553386298
Subject:Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General

Description:
A grand master of the form, Rex Stout is one of America’s greatest mystery writers, and his literary creation Nero Wolfe is one of fiction’s greatest detectives. In this pair of classic Nero Wolfe mysteries, Stout is at his unparalleled best as the arrogant, gourmandizing, sedentary sleuth and his trusty man-about-town, Archie Goodwin, are served two lethally appetizing cases.

Too Many Cooks
Everyone knows that too many cooks spoil the broth, but you’d hardly expect it to lead to murder. But that’s exactly what’s on the menu at a five-star gathering of the world’s greatest chefs. As guest of honor, Wolfe was lured from his brownstone to a posh southern spa to deliver the keynote address. He never expected that between courses of haute cuisine he and Archie would be compelled to detect a killer with a poison touch—a killer preparing to serve the great detective his last supper.

Champgne for One
Faith Usher talked about taking her own life and even kept cyanide in her purse. So when she died from a lethal champagne cocktail in the middle of a high society dinner party, everyone called it suicide—including the police. But Nero Wolfe isn’t convinced—and neither is Archie. Especially when Wolfe is warned by four men against taking the case. Deception, blackmail, and a killer who may have pulled off the perfect crime…it’s a challenge Nero Wolfe can’t resist. -- Random House, Inc.


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