The Golden Spiders Author:Rex Stout Review From the Nero Wolfe Literary Society: — A woman with a man seated beside her in a Cadillac mouths soundlessly to a street urchin, "Help, get a cop!" One of these three very presently is murdered, and as a result Nero Wolfe delivers himself of his first recorded lecture on crime detection. Even more surprising, Nero and Archie take on a cas... more »e for the smallest retainer in their history: four dollars and thirty cents.
"The Golden Spiders", Rex Stout introduces a new kind of criminal engaged in a peculiarly contemporary and particularly vicious kind of crime. Nero never had to think faster and Archie never encountered greater perils than in this, undoubtedly one of the very finest novels of detection or our day.« less