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Death of a doxy.

Rex Stout

Death of a doxy.

by Rex Stout

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Published by Collins .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published Viking P.,1966.

SeriesCrime Club series
The Physical Object
Pagination192p.,19cm
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17397928M

Death Of A Doxy, or a term referring to a "kept woman," is an archaic concept now. It was an extremely shameful situation at one time, and certainty one that a virtuous woman wouldn't want known about her sister. At least that was the situation when Orrie Cather was held as /5(51).   There are currently three books in this series; The Death Game, Devil’s Porridge, and Death of a Doxy. As well as the above, she has published two non-fiction books. ‘Crime Fiction and the Indie Contribution’ which is an examination of crime fiction as well as an evaluation of independently published books in this genre.

Death of a Doxy by Rex Stout; 12 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Private investigators, Nero Wolfe (Fictitious character), Translations into Russian, Fiction in English, American Detective and mystery stories; Places: New York (State), New York, New York (N.Y.). Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Death of a Doxy Supersleuth Nero Wolfe and his assistant Archie Goodwin are called into action by one of their own when their associate Orrie Cather is accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend, a dancer with a mysterious Sugar Daddy.

Death Of A Doxy, or a term referring to a "kept woman," is an archaic concept now. It was an extremely shameful situation at one time, and certainty one that a virtuous woman wouldn't want known about her sister. At least that was the situation when Orrie Cather was held as /5(54). Death of a Doxy Nero Wolfe Series, Book 42 does Wolfe realize that in a matter of hours he'll be entertaining a party of fools and lovers connected with the doxy's death, including a mystery blackmailer, a sexy lounge singer, and a cold-blooded lady-killer.


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Death of a Doxy (A Nero Wolfe Mystery Book 42) - Kindle edition by Stout, Rex. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Death of a Doxy (A Nero Wolfe Mystery Book 42)/5(43). Death of a Doxy was the forty second instalment of the Nero Wolfe series, published in (the first in the series was published in ).

In this outing, Wolfe and the narrator, Archie, are tasked with clearing the name of one of their detectives accused of murder/5. Death of a Doxy by Stout, Rex and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Death Doxy, First Edition - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Orrie Cather, a private eye who had occasionally worked for Nero Wolfe, finds himself in jail for the murder of young Isabel Kerr who was obviously being kept and who was equally noticeably pregnant.

Archie as legman must cope with Isabel's sister and brother-in-law who don't want Isabel scandalized in the paper, her rich benefactor who doesn't need publicity, her girlfriend—a nightclub Author: Rex Stout.

Death of a Doxy - Death of a Doxy audiobook, by Rex Stout With a rich man footing the bills and a handsome lover on the side, Isabel Kerr seemed to have the perfect setup. Now the well-kept lady is stone-cold dead, and the cops have nabbed a Manhattan private eye who just happens to Death of a doxy.

book an acquaintance of Nero Wolfe. Unable to refuse a friend in need, the /5. Buy a cheap copy of Death of a Doxy book by Rex Stout. When an old acquaintance and fellow P.I. is accused of murdering a kept woman, Nero Wolfe investigates and finds several suspects in a mystery blackmailer, a sexy Free shipping over $/5(5).

Unable to refuse a friend in need, the great detective deigns to get the gumshoe off the hook. Little does Wolfe realize that in a matter of hours he’ll be entertaining a party of fools and lovers connected with the doxy’s death, including a mystery blackmailer, a sexy lounge singer, and a cold-blooded lady-killer/5(13).

Would you listen to Death of a Doxy again. Why. Yes. It is a fine, complex puzzle with a satisfying resolution. Good strong characters, too, and some nicely evil ones. What other book might you compare Death of a Doxy to and why. Stout's Death of a Dude, for no good reason other than similarity of title.

Read "Death of a Doxy" by Rex Stout available from Rakuten Kobo. With a rich man footing the bills and a handsome lover on the side, Isabel /5(11). Directed by Timothy Hutton. With Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Colin Fox, Bill Smitrovich. When Archie does a private eye associate a favor and tries to recover his P.I.

license from a blackmailing girlfriend, he finds the ex-showgirl bludgeoned to death/10(91). Unable to refuse a friend in need, the great detective deigns to get the gumshoe off the hook. Little does Wolfe realize that in a matter of hours he'll be entertaining a party of fools and lovers connected with the doxy's death, including a mystery blackmailer, a sexy lounge singer, and a cold-blooded lady-killer.

About Death of a Doxy. With a rich man footing the bills and a handsome lover on the side, Isabel Kerr seemed to have the perfect setup. Now the well-kept lady is stone-cold dead, and the cops have nabbed a Manhattan private eye who just happens to be an acquaintance of Nero Wolfe.

Unable to refuse a friend in need, the great detective deigns to get the gumshoe off the hook. Little does Wolfe realize that in a matter of hours he’ll be entertaining a party of fools and lovers connected with the doxy’s death, including a mystery blackmailer, a sexy lounge singer, and a cold-blooded : Rex Stout.

: Death of a Doxy (Nero Wolfe) () by Stout, Rex and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K). Death Of A Doxy () About book: Handsome Playboy Orrie Cather, one of Nero Wolfe's operatives, usually has women falling at his feet.

But they usually don't fall all the way to dead. Has he set up Archie Goodwin, Wolfe's right-hand man to be the one to find her that way in her rosy bower, a love nest maintained by another man, called the Lobster by girls in the know - because he shells out.

Death of a Doxy Rex Stout Book Club Edition Condition is Very Good. Please review the photos as they are part of the description. Shipped with USPS Media Rating: % positive.

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Thanks for the kind words, and for the br's (duh -- I use them a lot with bridge hand diagrams), and for fixing the character section book title.

You might get a kick out of this story: As I was doing a little additional research on Doxy I went to the Wolfe Pack site and looked it up there. So much care has gone into those pages that I was.

Editions for Death of a Doxy: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Paperback), (Audiobook published in. The New York Times Book Review A grand master of the form, Rex Stout is one of America's greatest mystery writers, and his literary creation Nero Wolfe is one of the greatest fictional detectives of all time.

Together, Stout and Wolfe have entertained--and puzzled--millions of mystery fans around the world/5(15).Death Of A Doxy, or a term referring to a "kept woman," is an archaic concept now.

It was an extremely shameful situation at one time, and certainty one that a virtuous woman wouldn't want known about her sister. At least that was the situation when Orrie Cather was held as /5(48).Get this from a library! Death of a doxy. [Rex Stout; Sandra West Prowell] -- Detective genius Nero Wolfe and his assistant, Archie Goodwin, are private investigators based in New York.

With Wolfe's unmatchable wits and Archie's tireless legwork, no mystery is unsolvable. In.