Death of an Art Collector by Robert Goldsborough audiobook

Death of an Art Collector: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

By Robert Goldsborough

Blackstone Publishing 9781504057547

The Nero Wolfe Mysteries: Book 14

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • Available on 10/19/2021

    ISBN: 9781799908920

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    ISBN: 9781799908937

Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

An art hoarder’s suspicious death paints a nasty picture for Nero Wolfe.

No matter how fabulously he’s being courted, infamously dour “art hog” Arthur Wordell isn’t keen on favoring the new Guggenheim Museum with his extensive collection. Even at the urging of his beloved daughter, Nadia. Then, the night after the museum’s fête, Arthur takes a twenty-story plunge from the window of his Times Square office. Nadia thinks it’s no mere coincidence.


Eccentric, yes. Suicidal, no. Private investigator Nero Wolfe and his assistant, Archie Goodwin, agree. Especially after eyeballing Arthur’s enemies and sycophants, including his ex-wife, a covetous curator, a troika of obsequious advisors, and an outré Greenwich Village artist anxious to see her work out of storage and on the walls of the “Guggie.”


For Wolfe, there’s a problem: Arthur didn’t leave a will. Without a beneficiary not a soul in Arthur’s circle is set to benefit from his death. Nor do they show any customary indication of guilt. If anybody can solve a seemingly unsolvable masterpiece of murder, it’s Wolfe. Unfortunately, this time, New York’s artful investigator is, admittedly, stumped.

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Author Bio: Robert Goldsborough

Author Bio: Robert Goldsborough

Robert Goldsborough is an American author best known for continuing Rex Stout’s famous Nero Wolfe series. Born in Chicago, he attended Northwestern University and upon graduation went to work for the Associated Press, beginning a career in journalism that would include long periods at the Chicago Tribune and Advertising Age. While at the Tribune, he began writing mysteries in the voice of Rex Stout, the creator of iconic sleuths Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin. His first novel starring Wolfe, Murder in E Minor, won a Nero Award from the Wolfe Pack.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Audience: Adult
Language: English