Tag Archives: Rex Stout

Murder in Pastiche (1955) by Marion Mainwaring

Metafiction and pastiches are definitely a form of the mystery genre I am keenly drawn to, having loved Leo Bruce’s Case for Three Detectives (1936). So I was quite excited when I came across this title on Curtis Evans’ blog … Continue reading

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The Golden Spiders (1953) by Rex Stout

I am not one of Rex Stout’s biggest fans. I don’t actively dislike his work but at the same time I’m not invariably jumping up and down with excitement over his work. However, I decided to give him another go, … Continue reading

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The Red Box (1936) by Rex Stout

I haven’t read a Stout novel since January and this remaining Stout novel has been sitting in my TBR pile since then. Feeling a little guilty about having left it so long I decided to read it before the year … Continue reading

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Book of the Month: January 2016

This is my first Book of the Month of the year and due to a lot of reading, (16 crime fiction novels, 1 short story collection and 2 books about crime fiction), there was a lot of choice for this … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Bloggers: Too Many Cooks (1938) by Rex Stout

Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Bottle/ Glass for Drinking Too Many Cooks (1938), the fifth novel in Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin series, has an unusual opening for two reasons. The first is that it begins with Goodwin apologising in … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Bloggers: Depiction of Race in Rex Stout’s A Right to Die (1964)

Last week I touched on A Right to Die (1964) in my post for the Tuesday Night Bloggers, but this week the text is going to be taking centre stage and in particular in this review I am going to … Continue reading

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