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Title The misadventures of Nero Wolfe : parodies and pastiches featuring the great detective of West 35th Street / edited by Josh Pachter.

Publication Info. New York : MysteriousPress.comOpen Road Integrated Media, 2020.
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Description 351 pages ; 21 cm
Note Includes acknowledgments, copyright information, and about the contributors.
Contents Tribute in Triplicate: Introductions. At Wolfe's Door / by OttoPenzler. -- A Family Affair / by Rebecca Stout Bradbury. -- Plot It Yourselves / by Josh Pachter.
Part I: Pastiches. The Red Orchid (1947) / by Thomas Narcejac. -- Chapter 8 from Murder in Pastiche (1955) / by Marion Mainwaring. -- The Archie Hunters (1968) / by Jon L. Breen. -- The Frightened Man (1970) / by O. X. Rusett. -- Chapter 1 from Murder in E Minor (1986) / by Robert Goldsborough. -- The Purloined Platypus (2017) / by Marvin Kaye.
Part II: Parodies. The House on 35th Street (1966) / by Frank Littler. -- The Sidekick Case (1968) / by Patrick Butler. -- The Case of the Disposable Jalopy (1979) / by Mack Reynolds. -- As Dark As Christmas Gets (1997) / by Lawrence Block. -- Who's Afraid of Nero Wolfe? (2008) / by Loren D. Estleman. -- Julius Katz and the Case of Exploding Wine (2015) / by Dave Zeltserman. -- The Possibly Last Case of Tiberius Dingo (2020) / by Michael Bracken.
Part III: Potpourri. The Woman Who Read Rex Stout (1966) / by William Brittain. -- Sam Buried Caesar (1971) / by Josh Pachter. -- Chapter 24 from Rasputin's Revenge (1987) / by John Lescroart. -- A scene from Might As Well Be Dead (2017) / by Joseph Goodrich. -- The Damned Doorbell Rang (2020) / by Robert Lopresti.
Summary Stories that pay tribute to Rex Stout's legendary private detective by Lawrence Block, Loren D. Estleman, John Lescroart, Robert Goldsborough, and more. If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin have been widely flattered almost from the moment Rex Stout first wrote about them in 1934. The Misadventures of Nero Wolfe collects two dozen literary tributes to one of crime fiction?s best-loved private detectives and his Man Friday. Included are: A 1947 pastiche by award-winning crime writer Thomas Narcejac. Rollicking new stories written especially for this collection by Michael Bracken and Robert Lopresti. Stories by bestselling authors including Lawrence Block and Loren D. Estleman. Chapters from Robert Goldsborough's authorized continuation of the Wolfe series; Marion Mainwaring's 1955 tour de force Murder in Pastiche; and John Lescroart's Rasputin's Revenge, which reimagines a young Wolfe as the son of Sherlock Holmes. Also featuring a reminiscence from Rex Stout's daughter, this is a treasury of witty and suspenseful crime writing for every fan of the portly private detective. --from
Subject Private investigators -- Fiction.
Wolfe, Nero (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Genre Detective and mystery fiction.
Added Author Stout, Rex, 1886-1975, creator.
Penzler, Otto.
Bradbury, Rebecca Stout.
Pachter, Josh, editor.
Narcejac, Thomas, 1908-1998. Red Orchid.
Mainwaring, Marion. Murder in Patische. Chapter 8.
Breen, Jon L., 1943- Archie hunters.
Rusett, O. X. Frightened man.
Goldsborough, Robert. Murder in E Minor. Chapter 1.
Kaye, Marvin. Purloined platypus.
Littler, Frank. House on 35th Street.
Butler, Patrick. Sidekick case.
Reynolds, Mack. Case of the disposable jalopy.
Block, Lawrence. As dark as Christmas gets.
Estleman, Loren D. Who's afraid of Nero Wolfe?
Zeltserman, Dave, 1959- Julius Katz and the case of exploding wine.
Bracken, Michael. Possibly last case of Tiberius Dingo.
Brittain, Bill, 1930-2011. Woman who read Rex Stout.
Pachter, Josh. Sam buried Caesar.
Lescroart, John T. Rasputin's revenge. Chapter 24.
Goodrich, Joseph. Might as well be dead. Selections.
Lopresti, Robert. Damned doorbell rang.
ISBN 9781504059862 (pbk.)
1504059867 (pbk.)
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