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Homicide Trinity | [Rex Stout]

Homicide Trinity

The orchid-growing gourmet Nero Wolfe and his onfidential assistant, Archie Goodwin, dine on a three-course feast of murder. The menu in the first case is a double helping of lethal instruments. In the second, an embarassing situation develops when Wolfe's own soup-stained tie becomes a deadly weapon. Finally, a healthy serving of greenbacks and a ham actor lead Archie to an unpleasant discovery.
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Publisher's Summary

The orchid-growing gourmet Nero Wolfe and his confidential assistant, Archie Goodwin, dine on a three-course feast of murder. The menu in the first case is a double helping of lethal instruments. In the second, an embarrassing situation develops when Wolfe's own soup-stained tie becomes a deadly weapon. Finally, Rex Stout proves that one can indeed have too much money, when a healthy serving of greenbacks and a ham actor lead Archie to an unpleasant discovery: a poor dead soul who may or may not have gotten his just desserts.

Stout fellow: listen to all of our Nero Wolfe mysteries, including classic radio programs!

©1962 Rex Stout; (P)1997 Books on Tape Inc.

What the Critics Say

"It's always a treat to read a Nero Wolfe mystery. The man has entered our folklore." (The New York Times)
"What's not to like about a Nero Wolfe mystery? The mysteries are short, cleverly plotted, well paced, and, if you're an audiobook listener, wonderfully read by Michael Prichard....Prichard has read nearly 20 books in Stout's series and has mastered Wolfe's deep, meditative voice and Archie's spry, chipper voice, as well as those of a host of other characters we recognize from one recording to the next." (AudioFile)

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    Michael Walnut Creek, CA, United States 05-24-14
    Michael Walnut Creek, CA, United States 05-24-14 Member Since 2002

    I focus on fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, science, history, politics and read a lot. I try to review everything I read.

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    "Best of the Nero Shorts"

    This book contains three Nero Wolfe short stories; Eeny Meeny Murder Mo, Death of a Demon, and Counterfeit for Murder. Eeny Meeny Murder Mo was my favorite of these, and is also one of the stories that A&E adapted for TV. I generally prefer longer Nero Wolfe novels to the collections of short stories, but this was the best of the short collections. As usual Michael Prichard’s narration is excellent and audio quality is great. Each of these shorts have a situation or character that is so good, it overcomes the lack of richness I get from Stout’s novels. I thought I had read every Nero Wolfe story long ago, but somehow had missed Counterfeit for Murder, which was a pleasant surprise.

    If you have never read a Nero Wolfe story, this is perhaps the best introduction to the series. The Nero Wolfe stories are funny, stimulating, and touching, developing a cast of character you come to appreciate in relationships that are like a close, clever, cantankerous family. The stories have twists that are unexpected, yet seldom unbelievable. The logic holds together, and even when I have not figured out the mystery, I almost always feel that I had a fair chance, but missed some subtle point, sometimes a single line.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Ken Lake Mary, FL, United States 01-24-09
    Ken Lake Mary, FL, United States 01-24-09
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    "Great Listening"

    Great enjoyment. Well read. Lots of fun.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Erimini 06-04-14
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    "Excellent Wolfe Recording"
    If you could sum up Homicide Trinity in three words, what would they be?

    good nero wolfe


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    I had read the three stories included in this recording before, but I do think Prichard's recording made it easier to follow and more suspenseful.


    Which character – as performed by Michael Prichard – was your favorite?

    I have always like Archie in the books, but Michael Prichard's reading of him makes him even more fun.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No, I learned my lesson. I now savor each Wolfe recording since eventually I will have them all and there won't be any more new ones.


    Any additional comments?

    The was a relic from the cassette recoding left on this version. After about 30 minutes, the narrator says "end of Cassette one, please turn over." etc. It only happens the once, but maybe someone can edit it out. (This is why I downgraded the overall rating to 4 stars.)

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Stephen Vacaville, CA, USA 12-19-07
    Stephen Vacaville, CA, USA 12-19-07
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    "All fun to listen to"

    These short gems are fun to listen to. My only criticism -- they are just too short!

    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
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