The Golden Spiders Author:Rex Stout Trying to determine why his last two clients were ruthlessly murdered, Nero Wolfe wonders if the answer is linked to a young boy who turns up at his brownstone apartment and finds clues in a gray Cadillac, a mysterious woman, and spider-shaped earrings. — ========================================= — Wealthy clients support Nero Wolfe's penchant for... more » fine food and prize orchids. So why has the brilliant sleuth taken a case for $4.30? Better yet, why were his last two clients murdered?
Wolfe's assistant, Archie Goodwin, goes undercover as a mortician to find out. And Wolfe ponders the cryptic clues: a gray Cadillac, a mysterious woman, a pair of earrings--shaped like spiders and dipped in gold.
"A pleasure to watch Wolfe untangle this one." (B-O-T Editorial Review Board)« less