A Pyramid Book
Copyright 1936, 1937, 1965, By Rex Stout
Sixth Printing – May 1972
The Red Box
Rear Cover Intro:
ARCHIE GOODWIN’S THE NAME
I’m the hard-hitting, good-looking sidekick of a beer-drinking, orchid-fancying giant genius of a detective named Nero Wolfe. Wolfe and I have worked on some pretty weird cases. This one I call —
THE RED BOX MURDERS
A beautiful model who should have been watching her figure never dreamed that one little piece of candy could kill her. But it did. And her untimely death put Nero Wolfe in line for the supreme insult of his career — another murder, right in his own home. He had to solve the case to save his pride. But the only clue was an odd red box — and, oddly enough, that had disappeared!
Inside Cover Text:
Orchids are his pride and passion; detection is his forte. He rarely moves his enormous person from his luxurious brownstone. He’s Rex Stout’s peerless solver of crimes
Ably abetted by his quick-thinking, rugged cosleuth, Archie Goodwin, the noble detector of murderous motives and games of foul play takes on the case of a high-fashion corpse to
Save his reputation
The Red Box
A mind-boggling gem of mystery and detection!