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by Rex Stout
Stout Re. ex Stout Over My Dead Body Chapter One The bell rang and I went to the front and opened the door .
Stout Re. ex Stout Over My Dead Body Chapter One The bell rang and I went to the front and opened the door and there she was. I said good-morning. I asked her if she would like a book or magazine, and she shook her head again, and I passed her up and resumed at my desk, where I was heading up a bunch of hybridizing cards for use upstairs. Five minutes later I had finished and was checking them over when I heard her voice behind me: "I believe I would like a book. May I?" I waved at the shelves and told her to help herself and went on with the checking.
Over My Dead Body is the seventh Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout. The story first appeared in abridged form in The American Magazine (September 1939). The novel was published in 1940 by Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. In Over My Dead Body Rex Stout begins to explore Wolfe's Montenegrin background. By 1939, of course, the Wolfe/Goodwin books had become an established series but Wolfe's youth had yet to be clarified.
Over my dead body - is an English laconic phrase, an expression meaning there is absolutely no way a person will allow something.
Novels can be browsed alphabetically by title at the page. Titles of the novella collections are listed alphabetically on the page. Over my dead body - is an English laconic phrase, an expression meaning there is absolutely no way a person will allow something. Over My Dead Body - may refer to: Over my dead body!, an expression of defiance approximately equivalent to the Greek phrase Molon labe.
The Rex Stout Nero Wolfe stories are old detective stories that are well written, usually without obvious conclusions .
The Rex Stout Nero Wolfe stories are old detective stories that are well written, usually without obvious conclusions and very comforting to those of us who are fans. Over my dead body pits Archie and Wolfe against at least a few categories of evils that still persist-quick profit financial types and those who would harm a society (not the USA) for their personal gain. These are old and set in New York of the past. For the history and popular culture evidenced alone, they are entertaining.
Часто встречающиеся слова и выражения. Rex Stout (1886–1975) wrote dozens of short stories, novellas, and full-length mystery novels, most featuring his two indelible characters, the peerless detective Nero Wolfe and his handy sidekick, Archie Goodwin.
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Nero Wolfe refuses to accept a case concerning a girl accused of stealing diamonds, until he learns she claims to be his daughter. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.
Старинная литература: Прочее. I watched him and listened to her. What with the paper hid in his book and now this, it began to look as if the Montenegrin female situation held great promise. He finished inspecting the thing, folded it with deliberation, and stuck it in his pocket. Miss Lovchen extended a hand.
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