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The Silent Speaker (1946)
by Rex Stout
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0553234978, Mass Market Paperback)When a powerful government official scheduled to speak to a group of millionaires turns up dead, the business world clamors for a solution, and Nero Wolfe takes the case. Reissue. NYT.
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When a powerful government official turns up dead, the great Nero Wolfe takes notice. On the edge of financial ruin, the orchid-loving detective grudgingly accepts the case. Soon another victim is found, a stenographers tape disappears, and the dead man speaks after a fashion. As the business wor ld clamors for a solution, Wolfe patiently lays a trap.