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Rex Stout's most famous creation is Nero Wolfe, who may be the world's most reclusive detective. He is certainly known for his passion for orchids, and his insistence on routine.   

There are 12 quizzes and 145 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Nero Wolfe "In the Best Families"

This is one of the most unusual Nero Wolfe tales-if you've read it, you'll know why. If not, it's a great way to spend an afternoon immersed in a terrific yarn. You can always take the quiz afterwards! And relax, no spoilers here.
Difficult (10 qns)
austinnene
May 29 16
69 plays
2
Archie Goodwin, Nero Wolfe's Amanuensis

Sure, Wolfe was the genius, but Archie was no slouch. He once labeled himself Wolfe's amanuensis, which originally meant "slave with secretarial duties". He was a lot more than that! This quiz is a tribute to Archie Goodwin.
Average (15 qns)
austinnene
510 plays
3
Nero Wolfe 's World

Some general questions on the life and times of Nero Wolfe, Rex Stout's formidable and mostly immobile detective.
Average (20 qns)
austinnene
597 plays
4
The Nero Wolfe Saga - Part I

Nero Wolfe fans will have no problem with this quiz. For those who have read even parts of the saga, these answers will pop right out.
Average (10 qns)
Gunslinger
1491 plays
5
The Many Quirks of Nero Wolfe

Nero Wolfe was a brilliant detective created by Rex Stout, but boy, was he eccentric! How many of his quirks can you identify? Warning: Only true Nero Wolfe aficionados will ace this quiz.
Average (15 qns)
austinnene
May 14 16
120 plays
6
The Nero Wolfe Saga Part II

More about the cases handled by the erstwhile denizens of the old brownstone!
Tough (10 qns)
Gunslinger
813 plays
7
"Over My Dead Body": a Nero Wolfe Classic

Here's a romp through Bosnian forests and fencing studios, introducing someone who reappears in a future Wolfe novel from the pen of Rex Stout. Contains spoilers if you haven't read the book - but if you haven't read the book, why take the quiz?
Tough (15 qns)
austinnene
102 plays
8
Nero Wolfe's "Gambit"

In one of Rex Stout's trickiest mysteries, can Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin catch a killer when a deadly chess match is just a gambit for murder? WARNING: Killer and motive spoilers!
Average (10 qns)
LindaC007
285 plays
9
Nero Wolfe by Rex Stout #1

For fans of these wonderful novels, including some of the changes Rex Stout made to his characters over the years.
Average (10 qns)
aladdinjuno
783 plays
10
Nero Wolfe by Rex Stout #3

My third quiz on my favorite author and his mystery novels.
Tough (10 qns)
aladdinjuno
447 plays
11
Nero Wolfe by Rex Stout #2

My second quiz on my favorite author and his mystery novels.
Tough (10 qns)
aladdinjuno
486 plays
12
Tecumseh Fox by Rex Stout

Rex Stout, famous for Nero Wolfe mystery novels, also wrote several mystery novels starring Tecumseh Fox, a very unusual man. This quiz is about "The Broken Vase" and "The Sound of Murder" - circa 1941.
Tough (10 qns)
aladdinjuno
150 plays
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