Re: RARA-AVIS: nero wolfe

From: a.n.smith (
Date: 07 Mar 2000

> What's a good place to start reading Nero Wolfe?

Start at the beginning: Fer-de-Lance.

There are so many, that all I can say is gather a whole bunch of them and see what works.

I actually was lead into the Rex Stouts by giving the Robert Goldsborough contemporary Wolfe pastiches a try. I liked all of them. Stout is more interesting, literate, and willing to take quirky side-trips, though (see The Rubber Band, The Black Mountain)

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