"WORLD-CLASS CUISINE, charming company..the secret ingredient is poison. The Great Nero Wolfe and his faithful assistant, Archie Goodwin must close this case quickly or his next meal may be his last. Step unto the unassuming thirty-fifth Street brownstone, and join in the astounding exploits of Nero Wolfe. Marvel at his daily beer consumption, his unsurpassed appetite, the incredible expanse of his yellow silk pajajas. Best witness to his unwavering often infuriating addiction to fine foods, good books, beautiful orchids and custom-made chairs. Discover Nero Wolfe--the greatest detective of them all."