• Champagne for One

  • By: Rex Stout
  • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
  • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (373 ratings)

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Champagne for One

By: Rex Stout
Narrated by: Michael Prichard
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Publisher's summary

There's nothing like murder to spoil a good meal. That's what Archie Goodwin, the able assistant to Nero Wolfe, discovers at a lavish dinner party hosted by a billionaire. It was a casual evening among gorgeous society girls, until champagne became a murder weapon.

Luckily for Archie, his boss knows champagne and other gourmet fare. He also happens to be a genius at deduction. That combination could mean the last call for a killer who spiked the bubbly with cyanide.

Stout fellow: listen to all of our Nero Wolfe mysteries, including classic radio programs!
©1958 Rex Stout (P)1996 Books on Tape Inc.

Critic reviews

"Michael Prichard's resolute and somewhat wry narration is perfectly suited to both the characters and the setting - New York in the 1950s. Wolfe's superiority is captured perfectly, and Prichard is quite believable when reading the women in the story. He also shines as Archie, giving voice to his world-weariness and his resolve that the murderer will be identified. The listener can empathize with both his frustration at having to put up with Wolfe and his admiration for his employer. A solid story, with solid narration. Prichard, like Goodwin, gets the job done with style." (AudioFile)

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