One of the 46 novels featuring the fat, greedy New York private eye, Nero Wolfe. Faith Usher did have a morbid streak, but would she doctor her own champagne and die an exhibitionist's death at a dinner party? Wolfe probes an unlikely combination of philanthropy, deception, blackmail and murder.
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Archie happens to be at the annual Grantham House dinner party when a girl drops dead from drinking poisoned champagne. Archie knows there is only one man who can solve this mystery - Nero Wolfe.
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Book Description Penguin, London, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Reprint. Sound tight paperback as shown, minor edge rubbing, general cover thumbcreases, free of inscr. Book. Bookseller Inventory # L14298
Book Description Penguin, 1978. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Penguin print. a very good copy, Light reading creasing at hinge-none on spine,no stamps or marks, text block tight & clean with slightly toned pages,Covers bright & sharp. A little edge rubbing. A "ding" near lower corner of cover between OU of Stout and bottom edge (see scan) else would be closer to near fine. ==>>Nero Wolfe.together with his confidential assistant, Archie Goodwin, must utilize his vast resources to solve a case . There was no doubt that Faith Usher had a morbid streek but Archie goodwin could not believe that she had doctored her own champagne.to die an exhibitionist's death at the Grantham House dinner party. Shipping on light weight books less than the default amount shown, shipping on multiple books is based on weight not numbers. Contact us if you have questions. Bookseller Inventory # 008261
Book Description Penguin, 1978. Book Condition: Good. New Edition. N/A. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP87431202
Book Description Penguin, London, 1978. Book Condition: Used - Good. Good paperback. 1st Penguin edition. Spine a little faded; corner of back cover creased. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS167183I
Book Description 1978 Penguin Books, 1978. Paperback. 1978 1st thus, Penguin Books, 12mo., 156pp., paper 'browned', very good, wrappers. Bookseller Inventory # ARB-12355
Book Description Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1978. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Some handling wear, mostly on the spine, a Nero Wolfe mystery. Bookseller Inventory # 013194
Book Description Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good++. No Jacket. Cover Robert Hollingsworth (illustrator). Paperback First Edition. 156pp. The yellow and white cover, with a tiny green penguin in the corner. Cover Robert Hollingsworth. Unread, unused book, as new, minimal shelfwear, slightly sunned spine. Internally, no owner's marks, faintly toned pages. A Nero Wolfe mystery. 100g. (Crime fiction, Vintage Pb, Nero Wolfe). Bookseller Inventory # C02729