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Homicide Trinity

by Rex Stout

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Series: Nero Wolfe (36)

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It's official: Hattie Annis is the greatest character in the Wolfe canon. The other two stories were pretty good, too. ( )
  jen.e.moore | Dec 22, 2014 |
I enjoyed reading these "short" stories but there was little time for character or plot development before the mysteries were solved! ( )
  Becky221 | Dec 2, 2013 |
Several of Rex Stout's earlier novellas have been reissued as Kindle Singles. Excellent.

Archie and Nero are in rare form in this nice classic piece. The confidential secretary of a law firm shows up at the brownstone. Archie's interviews her, knowing that Nero won't be down from the orchids until later and her story, that someone in the firm is meeting with their client's adversary and that it relates to a divorce case, means that Archie has to frame her story in such a way that Nero, who refuses to have anything to do with divorce cases, will be interested. Wolfe is not, despite Archie's entreaties. Then the woman is discovered in his study, strangled with his necktie.

Well, now Wolfe is pissed. No one kills in his house with impunity. Classic Stout.
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  ecw0647 | Sep 30, 2013 |
Three stories featuring three women with wacky jobs for Wolfe. I enjoyed them all. ( )
  aulsmith | Mar 8, 2013 |
Three Wolfe short stories, the first being the best. When a legal secretary is strangled in Wolfe's office, suspicion falls on three lawyers and Wolfe must find the correct answer to "Eeny Meeny Murder" Counterfeit for murder introduces one of Wolfe's most prickly and difficult clients. Good quality Stout. ( )
  Bjace | Oct 2, 2010 |
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Rex Stoutprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Greenleaf, StephenIntroductionsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hallman, TomCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Prichard, MichaelNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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I was standing there in the office with my hands in my pockets, glaring down at the necktie on Nero Wolfe's desk, when the doorbell rang.
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Stout proves that one can indeed have too much money, when a healthy serving of greenbacks and ham actor lead Archie to an unpleasant discovery: a poor dead sould who may or may not have gotten his just desserts.

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