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Rex Stout
Viking Press (February 26, 1954)
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Three Men Out Rex Stout Series: Nero Wolfe Published: 1954 Tags: Vintage Mystery. Published in Large Print by arrangement with Barbara Stout and Rebecca Stout Bradbury. Hall Large Print Book Series. Set in 16 pt. Plantin

Three Men Out Rex Stout Series: Nero Wolfe Published: 1954 Tags: Vintage Mystery. Three Men OutRex StoutSeries: Nero Wolfe Published: 1954 Tags: Vintage Mystery. Boston^ Massachusetts 1990 ? THE Published in Large Print by arrangement with Barbara Stout and Rebecca Stout Bradbury. Plantin. Library of Congress Catahging in Publication Data Stout, Rex, 18861975.

Rex Todhunter Stout (/staʊt/; December 1, 1886 – October 27, 1975) was an American writer noted for his detective fiction. His best-known characters are the detective Nero Wolfe and his assistant Archie Goodwin, who were featured in 33 novels and 39 novellas between 1934 and 1975. In 1959, Stout received the Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master Award.

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This is a bibliography of works by or about the American writer Rex Stout (December 1, 1886 – October 27, 1975), an American writer noted for his detective fiction. He began his literary career in the 1910s, writing more than 40 stories that appeared primarily in pulp magazines between 1912 and 1918. He wrote no fiction for more than a decade, until the late 1920s, when he had saved enough money through his business activities to write when and what he pleased.

Three witnesses hold all the clues in three crimes of passion that have even Nero Wolfe guessing to the very . The man has entered our folklore.

Three witnesses hold all the clues in three crimes of passion that have even Nero Wolfe guessing to the very en. id the dead millionaire who suddenly came back to life-only to end up dead again-write his own death warrant years before? Will the black Labrador retriever who follows Archie home prove that man’s best friend is a killer’s worst enemy? .

Rex Stout (1 December 1886 – 27 October 1975) was an American author of detective fiction most famous as the creator of the fictional detective Nero Wolfe. He was also prominent in the allied efforts of World War II as the announcer of the wartime radio broadcasts of Our Secret Weapon. There are various ways to call a man a liar. One way is just to scream it at him, which doesn't prove anything. Another is to establish facts by long and patient investigation

Three Men Out is a collection of Nero Wolfe mystery novellas by Rex Stout

Three Men Out is a collection of Nero Wolfe mystery novellas by Rex Stout. The book comprises three stories: Invitation to Murder The Zero Clue This Won't Kill You Invitation to Murder A client hires Archie to assess the matrimonial intentions of his wealthy invalid brother-in-law. When Archie finds the client dead.

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  • Rindyt
This is one of Stout's novellas, and it's good. Yes, the mystery itself and it's solution are a little thin (in that one of the mysteries is solved right away and you don't get a chance to try & solve it yourself, and the other one is one you could pretty much never solve yourself, because there are no real clues), as is true in many of Stout's books. However, the plot is fun and exciting, many of the characters are interesting, and the stakes are incredible. Also, it's on of the few cases that Archie, not Nero Wolfe, solves (well, at least he solves one of the mysteries--there are two, but spoiler alert!, they turn out to be related). The only part I would change is the fact that, as in many of Stout's books, there are too many characters and a lot of them have almost no personality (or at least that Stout tells us about). The characters he does choose to go into a little bit of detail about could still use a little more personality--do they talk a certain way, have a certain type of humor, are they smart, sarcastic, etc. Still, this is a fun little book, and I think most people will enjoy it, especially if you're a Nero Wolfe fan.
  • Kekinos
Jacques Barzun said that Archie Goodwin was a 20th century Huck Finn, and one of the most memorable characters in American literature. Years ago, I picked up this slim volume of three novellas at a used bookstore, and it was my introduction to Archie, Nero and the gang. I savored the writing, fell in love with the characters, and was entertained by the plots. The author’s love of language is hard to miss. Barzun also said about Rex Stout, “If he had done nothing more than to create Archie Goodwin, Rex Stout would deserve the gratitude of whatever assessors watch over the prosperity of American literature.” With apologies to Mr. Barzun, if “Three Men Out” had done nothing more than to introduce me to Archie Goodwin, it would deserve my gratitude. It has it. It’s witty, clever and written with panache.
  • DarK-LiGht
Rex Stout's "Three Men Out" (1954) is the 23rd book in his "Nero Wolfe" series. This one is not a novel. It's another collection of three short stories: 1) "Invitation to Murder" (1953), 2) "The Zero Clue" (1953), and 3) "This Won't Kill You" (1952). The first of those short stories is very good. It's written in good Stout/Wolfe form with a good plot and mystery. The second story, is OK. The premise of what the people in the story are doing is a bit silly and the mystery a bit weak, but it's still good Stout/Wolfe. But, the third story is pretty bad. Most of it reads like a Crime Drama instead of a Mystery. But, the biggest issue I have with it is how everything falls in line for the solution. It's pretty trite and just doesn't read like what we'd expect from a Stout/Wolfe story. So, averaging the scores, I get an OK 3 stars out of 5 for the book.
  • Natety
I thought I had read all of the Nero Wolfe stories by Rex Stout. These were 3 new stories to me. The context is NYC in the 1950s or about 60 years ago. So there are anomalies. For example, baseball is still played by the NY Giants in NYC although they are now located in San Francisco, and that NYC location for them is the setting for one of the stories. However, the usual characters, Nero Wolfe, Archie Goodwin his mobile assistant, and Inspector Cramer, NYC police, are present and play their usual roles with the sort of variation that makes me love this series. There are the usual potential nasties. For example, In the first story there is a poisoning alleged with regard to one of three women. Poisoning of a man who owns the house and monies and who is in a wheelchair and cannot leave the house. I high recommend these short stories for anyone who can (as I can) overlook the anomalies and enjoys the interaction of the main characters with different situations.
  • Cordann
I'm a huge Nero Wolfe fan, so I read everything Rex Stout wrote with these characters. Maybe that's why this one bothered me so much. Don't misunderstand me, all the usual Wolfe eccentricities are there, and Archie is as good at the snappy banter as ever. I would have been quite satisfied if I did t know his characters so well. But because I do, the things that are a little off bother me a lot. Towards the end, Archie warns Cramer to be careful getting up from the red chair. This is off, because Cramer has been tweaking Wolfe's nose for years by being able to rise of the seat very smoothly and without using his hands to leverage himself up.

It felt a bit flat all around, as if there was too much effort to get every character trait in there, and I
A few times I would have sworn he pulled parts from other books. S

But there are far worse attempts out there, so I give a three, for just not living up to the standard Rex Stout set for us.
  • Shou
And oh how I hate for the book to end. Well not really, because I reread all of them every few years. Usually in order and this was #43 so I'm closing in on the end of this round of reading. Never met a Nero Wolfe book I didn't like. They don't have to be read in order to be enjoyed or understood. Enough! Read and enjoy.
  • catterpillar
I thought it was about three men but it is three short stories and about three different guys not all in one story. Three stories are good. Nice to read while waiting for someone. As usual I did not get one bad guy right and in last story did not even have a clue. I think there must be clues in the stories and I just don't get them. Only one murder mystery did I ever get it first. That was another author. At any rate enjoyed the stories. Liked I could read them in one sitting. Thoroughly enjoyable reads. Highly recommend them.
This book is predictable only in the sense that it's quality is what I expect of Nero Wolfe stories. I don't read Nero Wolfe books for the great writing, although there's nothing wrong with the writing. I read them because Rex Stout is a good story teller and because Archie Goodwin and Nero Wolfe are interesting characters. I think Stout's genius was in pairing these two very different characters. So, if you buy this, make yourself a cup pf tea or pour yourself a nice glass of wine and settle in for a good read. Enjoy!

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