eBook If death ever slept download
by Rex Stout
Author: Rex Stout
Publisher: bantam books; 4th printing edition (1975)
ePub: 1348 kb
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Subcategory: Thrillers and Suspense
There are criticisms to be made. Stout was often formulaic, repeating exactly from book to book descriptions of Wolfe’s weight, for instance.
In Nero Wolfe he creates a Holmesian genius, European born, who solves crimes through the application of superior intellect, in the ratiocinative tradition. There are criticisms to be made. The nonrecurring characters are less memorable than the regulars and seem somewhat interchangeable among the stories. And the regular characters never change.
If Death Ever Slept is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, published by the Viking Press in 1957 and collected in the omnibus volume Three Trumps (Viking 1973). Millionaire Otis Jarrell retains Nero Wolfe to get a snake out of his house – the snake being his daughter-in-law, whom he believes is ruining his business deals by leaking information to his competitors.
Rex Stout's 1957 novel "If Death Ever Slept (A Nero Wolfe Mystery Book 29)" involves a case that Nero Wolfe would normally never take. The only reason he does is a contagion of stubbornness at the old brownstone. The writing, as almost always, is excellent, the characterizations great, and the story line interesting.
If Death Ever Slept is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, published by the Viking Press in 1957 and . Rex Todhunter Stout was an American writer noted for his detective fiction. His best-known characters are the detective Nero Wolfe and his assistant Archie Goodwin, who were featured in 33 novels and 39 novellas between 1934 and 1975. Viking Press is an American publishing company now owned by Penguin Random House.
And for one member of that charmed circle-a two-time killer sleeping the fitful sleep of the guilty-it could prove a deadly awakening. Introduction by Robert B. Parker "It is always a treat to read a Nero Wolfe mystery. The man has entered our folklore. Together, Stout and Wolfe have entertained-and puzzled-millions of mystery fans around the world.