Saturday, October 15, 2011
From "Criminals at Large," by Anthony Boucher, New York Times, January 4, 1959.
"Archie Goodwin happens to attend a dinner party for unwed mothers, at which an 'impossible' champagne-poisoning furnishes Nero Wolfe with 'a devil of a problem, with monstrous difficulties in an disagreeable context.'"
Posted by Tony Renner at 11:55 AM
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Display advertisement from New York Times, November 30, 1958.
"At a party for unwed mothers, Archie meets a murderer and Nero discovers his identity. The new Nero Wolfe mystery novel."
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Display advertisement, New York Times, October 5, 1958.
"In Before I Die, you meet a man who died for a pork chop."
Posted by Tony Renner at 6:24 AM
Monday, October 10, 2011
From "Criminals at Large," by Anthony Boucher, New York Times, July 13, 1958.
"Oddly, each is a case in which Wolfe is not hired by a client, but trapped by circumstance; however, his astute professionalism (and Mr. Stout's) is as evident as ever in these highly satisfactory novelties."
Posted by Tony Renner at 5:56 PM
Friday, October 7, 2011
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Saturday, October 1, 2011
From "Criminals at Large," by Anthony Boucher, New York Times, November 3, 1957.
"Fair warning: Don't waste time (as I did) poring over the seven pages of fine-print timetables that are supposed to contain the key to the solution. They don't."
Posted by Tony Renner at 7:52 AM