Just my opinion, of course:
SOME BURIED CAESAR TOO MANY COOKS THE DOORBELL RANG THE BLACK
MOUNTAIN PLOT IT YOURSELF
Although frankly you could start just about anywhere.
(The only really weak book in the series, in my opinion, is the first, FER DER LANCE, which is far more of a traditional mystery than anything which followed.) Stout was a marvelously consistent writer.
--- Chris Bahn <
> What's a good place to start reading Nero Wolfe? I
> always had the impression
> that his books were cozies in the Agatha Christia
> style, but it sounds like
> I was mistaken. If it's a Holmes/HB blend, that's
> just to my taste.
===== Doug Bassett
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