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Questions about the American writer Rex Stout (1886 – 1975) and his works. He is best know for his detective fiction, some of which features the character of detective Nero Wolfe.

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Did P.G. Wodehouse ever parody Rex Stout?

An acquaintance with a silly nickname rings to beg that the narrator take his place at a charity dinner put on by his aunt. That summary could describe the beginnings of several Bertie Wooster stories ...
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Nero Wolfe novel in which Wolfe describes a perfect, unprepared crime

I read (long ago!) a Rex Stout / Nero Wolfe novel in which Nero Wolfe describes what he thinks would be the perfect crime (i.e., a crime performed without any preparation just taking advantage of ...
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