Archie Goodwin here…
“My job is to see that Nero Wolfe has every opportunity to exercise his brain. That means dealing with crackpots and clients so fatso has time to drink beer, tend his orchids – and think. But when thirty frightened men called on Wolfe to solve their special problem, somebody had to do something more than just sit there. Because these guys were dying off too fast…”
The League of Frightened Men
Thirty men live in terror while a hate-twisted genius celebrates his murders in verse – and promises more to come. Nero Wolfe tackles his strongest case….for Wolfe knew who the killer was, and knew that his crimes could never be proved!
The League of Frightened Men by Rex Stout, Pyramid Books, 1972
The League of Frightened Men 1935 F&R ;Sat Eve. Post 6/15, 22, 29, 7/6, 13, 20/35 as Frightened Men; (also in Full House); Oxford (Toronto); Cassell (UK); Grosset (NY) 1937; Casse|l(UK) 1937; *1939 (Swedish) Radda Herrars Klub, Blue Ribbon Books (Triangle Books) 1940 (two editions published); PB- Avon #20 1942, A. Fayard (Paris) 1949 as Les Compagnons de la Peur; *#J33 Jonathan Press; Pyramid *R919 1963, *R1362 1966; Bantam 20932 8/82, 25933 (Crime Line) 2/92; in Great Stories of Mystery and Suspense – Readers Digest; Bestseller Series Vol 4, #3, Viaduct Productions, London, (1983?); Mercury Mysteries #48 – Bestseller Mysteries (nd); Penguin (GB); JoveIHBJ; Danish editions exist; *Die Liga der furchtsamen M=E4nner (german) Verlag Mohn & Co 1963, Heyne Verlag 1968,1977,1982
The following recipes are for foods that are mentioned in this, the second book in the Nero Wolfe series. We hope you enjoy!