"Rex Todhunter Stout" was an American writer noted for his detective fiction. Stout is best known as the creator of the larger-than-life fictional detective Nero Wolfe, who appeared in 33 novels and approximately 40 novellas. The Nero Wolfe stories are narrated by Wolfe's assistant Archie Goodwin (fictional detective)/Archie Goodwin, who is presented as having recorded the cases of the detective genius from 1934 (Fer-de-Lance (novel)/Fer-de-Lance) to 1975 (A Family Affair (novel)/A Family Affair).
In 1959 Stout received the Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master Award. The Nero Wolfe corpus was nominated Best Mystery Series of the Century at Bouchercon Bouchercon XXXI/2000, the world's largest mystery convention, and Rex Stout was nominated Best Mystery Writer of the Century.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous writers! More Rex Stout on Wikipedia.