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Now, in Julius Katz and Archie's first full-length mystery, the stakes have never been higher when a famous Boston mystery writer, Kenneth Kingston, tells Julius he wants to find out who's planning to kill him. The problem is almost everyone in Kingston's life has good reason to want to kill him, and this case soon plunges Julius and Archie deep into the world of murder and publishing.
"It's a nifty change-of-pace for the usually hard-boiled Dave Zeltserman. Clever, sophisticated and witty, Julius Katz and Archie will thrill fans of Nero Wolfe...and readers who never heard of him! Zeltserman knows how to mix character, action, and plot and create a pitch-perfect, modern mystery. More, Sir! The sooner the better." Paul Levine, author of Flesh & Bones
Endorsed by the Nero Wolfe Society, Julius Katz and Archie might be the most enjoyable mystery you read this year!
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By J.C.D. on 04-18-16
A MODERN DAY NERO WOLFE
Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?
It was very enjoyable. It seemed like a Nero Wolfe novel brought into the 21st century. The Archie in this story was a miniaturized computer. Like Nero Wolfe, Julius Katz likes fine things especially wine. He's also lazy and doesn't want to work too hard. His backup team and the policeman all seem to be throwback to the Wolfe novels. Wonder how Rex Stout would have felt about that?
What did you like best about this story?
The whole idea of having Archie be a miniaturized computer rather than a person.
Have you listened to any of Nick Hahn’s other performances before? How does this one compare?
I don't think I've ever heard his other performances.
If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?
NERO WOLFE STEPS INTO THE 21ST CENTURY.