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Too Many Cooks – At the “Les Quinze Maitres” Archie notes, after the third course, that “Those guys eating were like a woman packing a trunk – it’s not a question of capacity but of how much she has to put in.” Wonderful bit of word play!
Jove/HBJ Books Edition February 1979 Inside Front Cover: ONE COOK, FRESHLY KILLED Wolfe pointed to the floor. “Look at that confounded mess. ” Archie had discounted all the loose talk about killing and it hadn’t prepared him for blood. But there was blood, though not much of it, because the knife. was still sticking in … Continue reading
A Bantam Book Copyright 1960 By Rex Stout New Bantam Printing…February 1971 Contents: Too Many Clients Rear Cover Intro: Oversexed executive Thomas Yeager preferred to keep his after-office hours to himself… But when he was found dead in a vacant lot his secret was public property.
This scan was sent to me by Leo Heller aka Michael Largey. Thanks Michael!!! Copyright 1938 By Rex Stout A Dell Book Printing 19?? Contents: Too Many Cooks Cover is of a Dell paperback, date of publication unknown. If anyone has any publishing information on this edition please email me … TIA Dave
The cover on this edition was printed in 1972. Note the shift from painting to photography (and really bad layout and composition). It’s a 70’s book cover, no question about that… Copyright 1938 By Rex Stout A Pyramid Book Fifth Printing… April 1972 Contents Too Many Cooks Rear Cover Intro: THE NAME IS ARCHIE, Archie … Continue reading