By Rex Stout
During this creative whodunit, a fragrance corporation bargains one million funds for properly deciding upon definite ladies in historical past who used cosmetics. whilst the advertisements genius at the back of the crusade is murdered and the solutions stolen, Nero Wolfe is named in to discover either. Archie Goodwin attempts bravely to maintain Wolfe clear of the annoying ladies concerned and involved in the case. yet with complicated mobile calls and conflicting directions from the advert corporation, it really is anybody's bet while — or perhaps if — Wolfe will locate the killer.
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They introduced it some years ago and it was doing fairly well. Last spring a young man on the LBA staff named Louis Dahlmann conceived an idea for promoting it, and he finally succeeded in getting enough approval of the idea to have it submitted to the Heery people, and they decided they liked it, and it was scheduled to start the twenty-seventh of September. It was a prize contest, the biggest in history, with a first prize of five hundred thousand dollars in cash, second prize two hundred and fifty thousand, third prize one hundred thousand, and fifty-seven smaller prizes.
Right. Since expenses are on the house it wouldn't cost you anything to get Saul and Fred and Orrie and Johnny and Bill and hang tails on them, but with four of them living at the Churchill it would be a hell of a job-" "Useless. If anything is to be learned by that kind of routine the police will get it long before we can. They probably--" The phone rang. I got it at my desk, heard a deep gruff voice that needed filing, an old familiar voice, asked it to hold on, and told Wolfe that Sergeant Purley Stebbins wished to speak to him.
Wolfe sighed. "Am I being engaged by the firm of Lippert, Buff and Assa? " Hansen turned his head. " "I charge extravagantly. " "To hell with the fee," Assa said, a noble attitude. "Where," Wolfe asked, "is Mr. " "There is no Lippert. " "Then he's through with perfume contests. – -You said, Mr. Hansen, that you want me to find out which of those five people took the wallet. I won't undertake it. It's too restricted. " Hansen stared. " "I don't know. From what you have told me I think it highly probably it was one of them, indeed it seems almost conclusive, but I won't be bound like that.
Before Midnight (Nero Wolfe Mysteries) by Rex Stout