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The silent speaker

Rex Stout

The silent speaker

by Rex Stout

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth (etc.) .
Written in English

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  • Fiction in English

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    Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1946 ; London : Collins for the Crime Club, 1947.

    Statement(by) Rex Stout.
    SeriesPenguin crime fiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207p. ;
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14945410M
    ISBN 100140041699
    OCLC/WorldCa4336906

    Nero Wolfe is a fictional character, a brilliant, oversized, eccentric armchair detective created in by American mystery writer Rex was born in Montenegro and keeps his past murky. He lives in a luxurious brownstone on West 35th Street in New York City, and he is loath to leave his home for business or anything that would keep him from reading his books, tending his orchids Created by: Rex Stout. Buy The Silent Speaker by Rex Stout online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 4 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $

    The Silent Speaker (Book): Stout, Rex: When a powerful government official, scheduled to speak to a group of millionaires, turns up dead, it is an event worthy of the notice of the great Nero Wolfe. Balancing on the edge of financial ruin, the orchid-loving detective grudgingly accepts the case. Soon a second victim is found bludgeoned to death, a missing stenographer's tape causes an uproar. Silent Spring, nonfiction book written by Rachel Carson that became one of the most-influential books in the modern environmental hed in , Silent Spring was widely read by the general public and became a New York Times best book provided the impetus for tighter control of pesticides and has been honoured on many lists of influential books, including Discover.

    The Silent Speaker by Stout, Rex. NY: Bantam Books, pp. Cover by Hy Rubin. Light general wear,crfease on back cover. Photos on request.. First Printing, Oct.   _The Silent Speaker_ () was the 11th Wolfe book, and the first Wolfe novel to be published after WWII, the 9th and 10th books having been short story collections. The price controls of WWII were still in effect, and a government official has been murdered in a high profile case, in which big business interests are a prime suspect/5(3).


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Rex Stout never wrote a bad book. The SIlent Speaker has the usual engaging stories, the characters we love, a little less of the food than usual and an insight into life and issues in post war America/5().

The Silent Speaker, by Rex Stout, first published by Viking Press inwas the authors first full-length Nero Wolfe novel since when he finished, Where Theres a Will/5. Published in, just after World War II, “The Silent Speaker” was Rex Stout’s first full-length Nero Wolfe novel since Stout biographer McAleer said that Stout told him that he /5().

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She was born on Christmas Eve,the daughter of William Champion Streatfeild and Janet The silent speaker book /5. “The Silent Speaker” opens with Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin facing a practically empty bank account.

Luckily for them, there’s a big unsolved murder case in the news. Cheney Boone, Director of the government’s Bureau of Price Regulation (BPR), had been invited to make the main speech at a dinner of the National Industrial Association.

This book had two mysteries in one volume. Black Orchids had Wolfe and his side kick Archie Goodwin mixed up in a murder at a flower Silent Speaker is about a government power broker scheduled to speak before a group of millionaires only to end up Wolfe the sedentary sleuth sets out to find the a little help from Archie/5.

In post-War America, shortages and price controls are in the hands of the the controversial Bureau of Price Regulations (BPR). The organization is very much at odds with the National Industrial Association (NIA), which opposes its policies/10(73). Rex Stout never wrote a bad book.

The SIlent Speaker has the usual engaging stories, the characters we love, a little less of the food than usual and an insight into life and issues in post war America/5(87).

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The Silent Speaker (A Nero Wolfe / Archie Goodwin Mystery, Book 11)(Bantam Books #Q) Stout, Rex Published by Bantam Books, New York, NY, USA (). About The Silent Speaker. When a powerful government official, scheduled to speak to a group of millionaires, turns up dead, it is an event worthy of the notice of the great Nero Wolfe.

Balancing on the edge of financial ruin, the orchid-loving detective grudgingly accepts the case. All about The Silent Speaker by Rex Stout. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers4/5(14). The Silent Speaker.

Rex Stout. 52 Ratings; $; $; Publisher Description. When a powerful government official, scheduled to speak to a group of millionaires, turns up dead, it is an event worthy of the notice of the great Nero Wolfe. Balancing on the edge of financial ruin, the orchid-loving detective grudgingly accepts the case /5(51).

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Silent Speaker (Crime Line) by Rex Stout, January 1,Crimeline edition, Mass Market Paperback in EnglishPublication Date: The Silent Speaker (A Nero Wolfe Mystery Book 11) and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Learn more. Books › Mystery, Thriller & Suspense › Mystery Share. CDN$ + CDN$ shipping List Price: CDN$ ; You Save: CDN$ (11%) /5(93). All the elements of a great Nero Wolfe novel are to be found in The Silent Speaker.

Great verbal sparring between Archie and Wolfe: "I dislike commotion," Wolfe said peevishly. "I didn't tell you to hit him." "He tried to kick me. He did kick me.5/5(5).

The Silent Speaker. 91 likes. Nominated for the Library of Virginia Literary Award. : : The Silent Speaker: A very good first edition inscribed by Rex Stout on the front free endpaper. Very good dust jacket still have original price of $ on front flap. Correct designation of first printing by Viking on copyright page and title page.

Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. The White Dress by Mignon G. Eberhart, The Silent Speaker by Rex Stout, and The Hollow by Agatha Christie (, Detective Book Club) Fair, moderate wear, no DJ, likely missing Thanks for visiting Famine Books!Seller Rating: % positive.

Nero Wolfe returning after some six years, with as spectacular and gaudy flim-flams, obnoxious behavior as pre-war. Directing the high strategy involved in the murder of Cheney Boone, head of the Bureau of Price Regulation, he controls public opinion in his handling of the case as he lets the National Industrial Association stew while he works out the solution.

A second killing, the Author: Rex Stout. Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction Fiction Mystery fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stout, Rex, Silent speaker.

New York, Viking Press,   The Silent Speaker II is a wide, rectangular box whose top panel is raked at an angle of about 22°: the enclosure is about 22" tall at the front, 25" tall at the rear, " wide, and 9" deep.

The top panel holds a " woofer and a 1" soft-dome tweeter. Each speaker weighs about 25 lbs.The Silent Speaker (Book): Stout, Rex: Random House, a powerful government official, scheduled to speak to a group of millionaires, turns up dead, it is an event worthy of the notice of the great Nero Wolfe.

Balancing on the edge of financial ruin, the orchid-loving detective grudgingly accepts the case. Soon a second victim is found bludgeoned to death, a missing stenographer’s.