The Silent Speaker

by Stout, Rex

The Silent Speaker is a Nero Wolfe detective novel by Rex Stout, first published by the Viking Press in 1946. It was published just after World War II, and key plot elements reflect the lingering effects of the war: housing shortages and restrictions on consumer goods, including government regulation of prices. The Silent Speaker was Stout's first full-length Nero Wolfe novel since Where There's a Will in 1940.

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The Silent Speaker

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1946
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The Silent Speaker

by STOUT, REX

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1946
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Silent Speaker

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1946-06-01
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Erbe der Macht - DIE HÜTER DER FLAMME: Die neue Art Fantasy zu lesen, Der

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The Silent Speaker

by STOUT, REX

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1946
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1946
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1947
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Silent Speaker

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1972-10-26
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THE SILENT SPEAKER

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1946
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1946
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Silent Speaker

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The Silent Speaker

by STOUT, Rex (1886-1975)

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The Silent Speaker

by Rex Stout

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The Silent Speaker: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

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The Silent Speaker

by rex stout

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1994
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The Silent Speaker

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1947
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1994
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The Silent Speaker: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

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CollectibleAcceptable. 1946 Viking Press 1st edition hardcover, solid and unmarked, no jacket, covers have some age wear, front cover hinge cracked, a fare rare 1st edition copy. We take great pride in accurately describing the condition of our books and media, ship within 48 hours, and offer a 100% money back guarantee. Customers purchasing more than one item… Read more
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The Silent Speaker

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1948
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The Silent Speaker: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

by Rex Stout

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Silent Speaker

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The Silent Speaker

by Stout, Rex (cover art by P.J. Reynolds)

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London: Panther Books 1618 January 1964 First Panther Paperback Printing ISBN 0-586-00161-8, 1964 VG. Light edgewear, creasing to spine and adjacent to spine, light vertical crease to front cover, otherwise an attractive copy, very clean throughout. Cover art by P.J. Reynolds.
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The Silent Speaker (Bantam No. 308)

by Stout, Rex

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1948
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The Silent Speaker

by Rex Stout

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The Silent Speaker: a corpse talks to Nero Wolfe

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NY: Bantam. G PB. (1948). The fabulour fat detective who would rather do anything than go to work himself. The very beautiful blonde Miss Phoebe Gunther . knows something she isn't telling. Wolfe and his man-of-all-dirty-work Archie Goodwin are trying to find out what the little she has on her mind. Vintage detective. Pages tanned. .
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The Silent Speaker (Nero Wolfe Mysteries)

by Rex Stout

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1994-01-01
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The Silent Speaker: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

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The Silent Speaker

by Stout,Rex

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1947
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The Silent Speaker

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1948
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Between Planets

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THE SILENT SPEAKER [A NERO WOLFE MYSTERY]

by Stout, Rex

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1976
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The Silent Speaker (Nero Wolfe Mysteries)

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The Marquis Wins

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The Silent Speaker (Penguin Crime)

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1977
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Citizen of The Galaxy

by Robert A. Heinlein

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The Silent Speaker (Bantam No. 308)

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The Silent Speaker (Nero Wolfe)

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The Silent Speaker

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Silent Speaker - Nero Wolfe Mysteries

by Rex Stout

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The Silent Speaker (Nero Wolfe)

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The Silent Speaker

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1994
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The Silent Speaker (Nero Wolfe)

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The Silent Speaker

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NY: Bantam Books. A clean and bright copy. Only one previous owner. A Nero Wolfe Mystery. The Rex Stout Library edition. Introduction by Walter Mosley. "When a powerful government official, scheduled to speak to a group of millionaires, turns up dead, it is an event worthy of the notice of the great Nero Wolfe." . Very Good. Mass Market Paperback.… Read more
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