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Robert Goldsborough

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Robert Goldsborough is an American author of mystery novels. He was born in 1937 and grew up in the Chicago area. Although he worked for 45 years for the Chicago Tribune and Advertising Age, he first came to prominence in the 1980s with the publication, with the approval of the estate of Rex Stout, of his Nero Wolfe mystery Murder in E Minor. Written privately for his mother back in 1978, shortly after the death of Stout, creator of the Wolfe stories, the novel received a Nero Award.

Six other Nero Wolfe books followed from Goldsborough, all favorably received. However, more recently he has turned his attention to creating books with his own characters, beginning with Three Strikes You're Dead, a novel set in pre-war Chicago, and starring St

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“I knew how to use a dictionary, and if I was going to be spending time around Nero Wolfe, I would have to buy one."-Archie Goodwin in Archie Meets Nero Wolfe”
Robert Goldsborough, Archie Meets Nero Wolfe: A Prequel to Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe Mysteries

“Madam, hatred has become your handmaiden.”
Robert Goldsborough, Murder in E Minor

“The higher the station of an individual within any organization, the greater the tendency to hew to the company line,”
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