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And Be A Villain.

by Rex Stout

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New York, NY The Viking Press, 1948. Hardcover Book-Club Edition (1948). Near Fine in Good+ to Very Good DJ: The Book shows just a hint of shealving wear; the text pages have tanned rather heavily; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only mild wear and minor flaws. The DJ shows indications of moderate use: mild rubbing and faint soiling to the white background fields of the panels; a short tear at the bottom of the front hingel; the red titles at the backstrip have been sun-blanced to orange, but remain legible; unclipped. Not unattractive and intact, if no longer "As New". NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.75 x 1 inches). 216 pages. Language: English. Weight: 14 ounces. Book-Club Edition (1948). Hardback with DJ. Nero and Archie, with expert nonchalance, investigate the strange doings of a lady broadcaster, a racetrack oracle and a mathematical wizard. Rex Stout (1886 – 1975) was an American writer noted for his detective fiction. His best-known characters are the detective Nero Wolfe and his assistant Archie Goodwin, who were featured in 33 novels and 39 novellas between 1934 and 1975. In 1959, Stout received the Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master Award. The Nero Wolfe corpus was nominated Best Mystery Series of the Century at Bouchercon XXXI, the world's largest mystery convention, and Rex Stout was nominated Best Mystery Writer of the Century.

And Be a Villain (British title More Deaths Than One) is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, first published by the Viking Press in 1948. The story was collected in the omnibus volumes Full House (Viking 1961) and Triple Zeck (Viking 1974).




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