Fer-de-lance a Nero Wolfe mystery. by Rex Stout

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth .

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Pagination222p.,18cm
Number of Pages222
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Fer-de-lance introduces the brilliant, idiosyncratic, and obese armchair detective to the world and, while it may not be the best book of the series, it provides a wonderful murder set on a golf course and a cast of characters and laundry list of eccentricities that are an integral part of each novel and by: Fer de Lance is the first book in the Nero Wolfe series, and sets the reader down right in the middle of the Wolfe household, just as though this was the fifteenth book instead of the first.

No "origin story" here.4/5. Fer-de-Lance (A Nero Wolfe Mystery Book 1) - Kindle edition by Stout, Rex. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Fer-de-Lance (A Nero Wolfe Mystery Book 1)/5().

The Russians have sustained the largest weapons development program ever launched by any nation, and they have kept it effectively hidden from prying Western eyes.I have called this program “Fer-de-Lance,” after the deadly South American pit viper of that name.

The dreaded fer-de-lance is a snake of great agility and lethal effect. This audio book has a good mystery plot, the voice characterizations of Michael Pritchard are spot-on. There is the ever-present humor that the narrator character, Archie Goodwin, brings to the story.

What other book might you compare Fer-De-Lance to and why. "Fer-De-Lance" was the first Nero Wolfe novel, and it's a bit more hard-boiled. The Nero Wolfe of this book is cold and somewhat ruthless, certainly as assured of his own genius as Howard Roark in Ayn Rand's "The Fountainhead"/5(6).

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/5(62). Fer-de-Lance Review. Published inthe Nero Wolfe mystery “Fer-de-Lance” is a must-read if for no other reason than it is the first of the series. That may surprise the reader since there are so many offhanded references to earlier adventures by Archie as he narrates the story.

About Fer-de-Lance. 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 dreadfully close to solving the devilishly clever murders of an immigrant and a.

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Praise for Fer-de-Lance “Fer-de-Lance will be welcomed by the legions of Rex Stout fans, and serve as welcome introduction to a whole new generation of mystery buffs.” —Midwest Book Review “A period mystery that is remarkably fresh.” —Roanoke Times.

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Fer-de-lance. [Rex Stout] -- A case of multiple murder sends super sleuth Nero Wolfe and his quick-witted legman Archie Goodwin on a desperate hunt for clues, but they soon discover that they may be getting too close to a killer.

Fer-De-Lance (Fer De Lance) First Nero Wolfe Detective Mystery Rex Stout, Blank endpapers former owner name Published by Junior Book Club NY, (). Rex Stout's Fer-de-Lance is the first of 40+ books (novels or short story collections) featuring the exploits of private investigator Archie Goodwin (2 parts Huck Finn, 1 part Philip Marlowe) and his eccentric employer, Nero Wolfe (1 part Sherlock Holmes, 1 part Mycroft Holmes)--yes, I am one of those who think that Archie's the main character in the mis-nomered Nero Wolfe Mysteries/5.

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As for Wolfe, he. Fer-de-Lance: Captain America # (January ) Teresa Vasquez is a professional assassin hailing from Puerto Rico.

Fer-de-lance has a pair of retractable "fangs" similar to that of Bushmaster's. Along with Copperhead, Black Racer, and Puff Adder, Fer-de-Lance worked for Created by: Mark Gruenwald (writer), Paul Neary (artist). Fer-de-Lance is the first Nero Wolfe detective novel written by Rex Stout, published in by Farrar & Rinehart, novel appeared in abridged form in The American Magazine (November ) under the title "Point of Death." The novel was adapted for the movie Meet Nero his seminal work, Murder for Pleasure, crime fiction historian Howard Haycraft included Fer-de-Lance.

“Fer-De-Lance,” is the first book in the series; although the characters seem quite settled, even at this stage, and there are references to past events which means that you feel you are already in a settled series.

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If there is a Fer de Lance SparkNotes, Shmoop guide, or Cliff Notes, you can find a link to each study guide below. Among the summaries and analysis available for Fer de Lance, there are 1 Short Summary and 1 Book Review.

About the Book. From a cover blurb: 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.

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When someone makes a present of one to Nero Wolfe, Archie Goodwin knows he's getting dreadfully close to solving the devilishly clever murders of an immigrant and a college president.

As for Wolfe, he's. Read "Fer-de-Lance" by Rex Stout available from Rakuten Kobo. As any herpetologist will tell you, the fer-de-lance is among the most dreaded snakes known to man.

When someone makes a /5. Fer-de-Lance is a member of the Serpent Society. History. Originally from Puerto Rico, Teresa Vasquez traveled to America and became known as somehow came in contact with Viper. Fer-de-Lance (Bothrops asper) Spanish Name: Terciopelo. Habitat Widely adapted and common, the terciopelo is no stranger to lowland moist and wet forests and premontane moist, wet, and rainforest.

It is less common through dry forest zones, although it may persist along rivers through such forest. In human-controlled areas where rat populations. Fer-De-Lance. Archie claims Wolfe weighs how much. What year was the first Nero Wolfe book published. What items are missing from the office in the first book.

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A case of multiple murder sends super sleuth Nero Wolfe and his quick-witted legman Archie Goodwin on a desperate hunt for clues, but they soon discover that they may be getting too close to a killer when someone sends them a fer-de-lance, one of the world's most poisonous snakes, as a deadly "gift."; /5(52).

Fer-de-lance definition: a large highly venomous tropical American snake, Trimeresurus (or Bothops) atrox, with | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. While Fer-de-lance is not the best Nero Wolfe book, and the details of the series are not fully developed yet, it is a creative and fun book well worth reading.

It gives a great introduction to the series of 33 novels and 39 novellas.5/5. Fer-de-lance The fer-de-lance is among the most deadly snakes known to man. When someone makes a present of one to Nero Wolfe, his partner, Archie Goodwin, suspects it means Wolfe is getting close to solving the devilishly clever murders of an immigrant and a college president/5.

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