Nero Wolfe series

48 works, 47 primary works

Nero Wolfe is a fictional detective, created in 1934 by the American mystery writer Rex Stout. Wolfe's confidential assistant Archie Goodwin narrates the cases of the detective genius. Stout wrote 33 novels and 39 short stories from 1934 to 1974, with most of them set in New York City. Wolfe's residence, a luxurious brownstone on West 35th Street, features prominently in the series. Many radio, television and film adaptations were made from his works.

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Fer-de-Lance (Nero Wolfe, #1)
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 5,650 ratings — published 1934 — 33 editions book 1
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The League of Frightened Me...
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 2,399 ratings — published 1935 — 26 editions book 2
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The Rubber Band (Nero Wolfe...
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 1,393 ratings — published 1936 — 19 editions book 3
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The Red Box (Nero Wolfe, #4)
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 1,042 ratings — published 1936 — 25 editions book 4
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Too Many Cooks (Nero Wolfe,...
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 2,495 ratings — published 1938 — 31 editions book 5
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Some Buried Caesar (Nero Wo...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 2,393 ratings — published 1938 — 24 editions book 6
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Over My Dead Body (Nero Wol...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 1,693 ratings — published 1939 — 24 editions book 7
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Where There's a Will (Nero ...
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 969 ratings — published 1940 — 20 editions book 8
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Black Orchids (Nero Wolfe, #9)
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 2,283 ratings — published 1942 — 21 editions book 9
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Not Quite Dead Enough (Nero...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 1,273 ratings — published 1944 — 18 editions book 10
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The Silent Speaker (Nero Wo...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 1,353 ratings — published 1946 — 17 editions book 11
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Too Many Women (Nero Wolfe,...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 992 ratings — published 1947 — 18 editions book 12
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And Be a Villain  (Nero Wol...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 1,935 ratings — published 1948 — 23 editions book 13
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Trouble in Triplicate (Nero...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 908 ratings — published 1949 — 12 editions book 14
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The Second Confession (Nero...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 1,196 ratings — published 1949 — 22 editions book 15
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Three Doors to Death (Nero ...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 1,167 ratings — published 1947 — 16 editions book 16
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In the Best Families (Nero ...
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 1,532 ratings — published 1950 — 24 editions book 17
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Curtains for Three (Nero Wo...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 699 ratings — published 1951 — 15 editions book 18
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Murder by the Book (Nero Wo...
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 1,346 ratings — published 1951 — 24 editions book 19
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Triple Jeopardy (Nero Wolfe...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 602 ratings — published 1952 — 13 editions book 20
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Prisoner's Base (Nero Wolfe...
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 1,134 ratings — published 1952 — 21 editions book 21
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The Golden Spiders (Nero Wo...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 1,899 ratings — published 1953 — 26 editions book 22
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Three Men Out (Nero Wolfe, ...
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 632 ratings — published 1952 — 14 editions book 23
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The Black Mountain (Nero Wo...
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 1,075 ratings — published 1954 — 22 editions book 24
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Before Midnight (Nero Wolfe...
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 953 ratings — published 1955 — 21 editions book 25
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Three Witnesses (Nero Wolfe...
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 1,257 ratings — published 1956 — 11 editions book 27
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Might as Well Be Dead (Nero...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 848 ratings — published 1956 — 25 editions book 26
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Three for the Chair (Nero W...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 928 ratings — published 1955 — 12 editions book 28
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If Death Ever Slept (Nero W...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 1,001 ratings — published 1957 — 24 editions book 29
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And Four to Go (Nero Wolfe ...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 995 ratings — published 1956 — 11 editions book 30
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Champagne for One (Nero Wol...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 1,418 ratings — published 1958 — 24 editions book 31
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Plot it Yourself (Nero Wolf...
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4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 889 ratings — published 1959 — 23 editions book 32
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Three at Wolfe's Door (Nero...
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 895 ratings — published 1960 — 11 editions book 33
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Too Many Clients (Nero Wolf...
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 1,451 ratings — published 1955 — 16 editions book 34
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The Final Deduction (Nero W...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 733 ratings — published 1961 — 18 editions book 35
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Homicide Trinity (Nero Wolf...
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 1,129 ratings — published 1962 — 11 editions book 36
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Gambit (Nero Wolfe, #37)
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 1,008 ratings — published 1962 — 20 editions book 37
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The Mother Hunt (Nero Wolfe...
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 1,275 ratings — published 1963 — 19 editions book 38
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Trio for Blunt Instruments ...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 783 ratings — published 1963 — 13 editions book 39
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A Right to Die (Nero Wolfe,...
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 1,026 ratings — published 1964 — 17 editions book 40
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The Doorbell Rang (Nero Wol...
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4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 2,215 ratings — published 1965 — 28 editions book 41
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Death of a Doxy (Nero Wolfe...
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 1,796 ratings — published 1966 — 22 editions book 42
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The Father Hunt (Nero Wolfe...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 879 ratings — published 1968 — 19 editions book 43
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Death of a Dude (Nero Wolfe...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 978 ratings — published 1959 — 24 editions book 44
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Please Pass the Guilt (Nero...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 796 ratings — published 1973 — 18 editions book 45
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A Family Affair (Nero Wolfe...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 1,027 ratings — published 1975 — 20 editions book 46
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Death Times Three (Nero Wol...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 578 ratings — published 1985 — 12 editions book 47
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Fer-de-Lance/The League of ...
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 184 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions book 1-2
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