Fer-de-Lance (Nero Wolfe Series)

Fer-de-Lance (Nero Wolfe Series)

by Rex Stout

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Overview

As any herpetologist will tell you, the fer-de-lance is among the most dreaded snakes known to man.  When someone makes a present of one to Nero Wolfe, Archie Goodwin knows he's getting dreadully close to solving the devilishly clever murders of an immigrant and a college president.  As for Wolfe, he's playing snake charmer in a case with more twists than an anaconda — whistling a seductive tune he hopes will catch a killer who's still got poison in his heart.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780553278194
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/28/1997
Series: Nero Wolfe Series , #1
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 124,896
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Rex Stout (1886–1975) wrote dozens of short stories, novellas, and full-length mystery novels, most featuring his two indelible characters, the peerless detective Nero Wolfe and his handy sidekick, Archie Goodwin.

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