By Rex Stout
Whilst a bomb kills his favourite waiter from his favourite eating place, sedentary sleuth and gourmet Nero Wolfe is decided to visit any size to discover the killer. Reissue. NYT.
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If you open the door and go into the hall before eight o'clock, it will set off a gong in my room and you'll see me coming with guns in both hands. Security. I should have offered you a shot of something. Whiskey? " He said no and he was sorry, and I went shutting the door. As I entered my room, down the hall, I looked at my watch. Seventeen minutes past one. I wouldn't get my eight hours. When I get in that late I usually set my radio-alarm at nine-thirty, but now that wouldn't do. I would have to be up and dressed and telling Wolfe about the company before he went up to the plant rooms at nine o'clock.
And another point Was the man who gave Pierre that hundred dollars the man who had left the slip of paper on the tray? Of course I tried to get the exact words used by Pierre in the talk with his father, and perhaps I did -the important ones. Mr. Ducos is certain that he did not use the word rendre. Return. Give back. " I nodded. "A dozen possibilities. And if it was the same man, why did Pierre wait four days to return it? Or why didn't he just give it to Felix and ask him to mail it to him? I like it.
But I can't believe it. That's what I thought when I heard it-who could have killed him? Why would anybody kill Pierre? He never hurt anybody, he wouldn't. Nobody hated him. Nobody was afraid of him. He was a fine man, an honest man. He wasn't perfect, he had that one fault, he bet too much on horse races, but he knew he did and he tried to stop. He didn't want to talk about it, but sometimes he did. " "I don't think so. I don't think he would. I'm sure he didn't from anybody here. If he had, there would have been talk.