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Before Midnight

Before Midnight - Rex Stout my third series detective novel review of the night: this one, a nero wolfe mystery. wolfe is a fat gourmande who loves orchids and has his detecting legwork done by his assistant, archie goodwin, who also narrates the novel's action, and in some ways, wolfe and goodwin form two halves of one perfect detective. things i liked about this novel: how saucy archie was in his narration, the loyalty and the test of loyalty between wolfe and goodwin echoed in the plot, the plan for a big reveal at a dinner party that is thwarted by a murder under wolfe's own nose, subverting that standard in detective fiction. i was not able to determine who the killer was, and i like not knowing. will read more: probably those zeck ones adrian told me about. :)