The League of Frightened Men

Version: Unabridged
Author: Rex Stout
Narrator: Michael Prichard
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Mystery, Thriller & Horror
Publisher: Mystery Masters
Published In: August 2004
# of Units: 8 CDs
Length: 8 hours
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Overview

Meet Nero Wolfe, an orchid-growing, gourmandizing, eccentric genius, and his assistant Archie. Eavesdrop on Nero and Archie as they unravel murder after murder in this popular series of detective novels. All of our Rex Stout mysteries are the only unabridged recordings that are available to the retail market. Even 23 years after Rex Stout's death, his following continues to grow.

A group of Harvard alumni asks for Wolfe's help when one of their former classmates, Paul Chapin, appears likely to murder them all. Will Nero and Archie outwit him before he becomes a killer?

Reviews (1)

Excellent

Written by Anonymous on June 20th, 2012

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Michael Pritchard is the best imaginable narrator for all the Rex Stout books. He gives Nero Wolfe the perfect air of pompous grumpiness and makes Archie Goodwin Wolfe's perfect foil. As always, the story is intelligently written with an ingenious solution and the perfect touch of humor.

Author Details

Author Details

Stout, Rex

Rex Stout, born 1886 in Indiana/USA, worked at thirty different professions until he earned enough money to travel. In 1932, he began to write thrillers focusing on the famous detective Nero Wolfe. Nero is a gourmet weighing more than a hundred kilos, and moving as little as possible. Rex Stout finished more than fifty novels and received the "Grand Masters Award." He died 1975.
Rex Stout,1886 in Indiana/USA geboren, soll ca. dreiig Berufe ausgeubt haben, bevor er mit einem von ihm selbst konzipierten Sparkassensystem so viel Geld verdiente, da er ausgedehnte Reisen unternehmen konnte. 193