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27 Feb 2014 8:11 a.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Changed title from "Psuedo-Wolfe" to "Pseudo-Wolfe"


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Argyll sox Inactive Member27 Feb 2014 1:54 a.m. PST

Just discovered a fair enough Nero Wolfe "continuator": Peter Goldsborough.

Seven more "Wolfes" to read.

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP27 Feb 2014 7:01 a.m. PST

Thanks, Wolfe/Goodwin always one of my favorite sleuthing
reads. I'll check out Mr. Goldsborough.

Streitax Inactive Member27 Feb 2014 7:48 a.m. PST

Thanks, my wife is a big Wolfe fan.

Joppyuk Inactive Member27 Feb 2014 12:17 p.m. PST

and we all know he's Sherlock Holmes/Irene Adler's son – (I forget where I read that, some Holmes biography perhaps.

Argyl Sox Inactive Member27 Feb 2014 5:23 p.m. PST

Oops! Robert Goldsborough

link

He's not Rex Stout but he's not bad. I recommend 'Archie Meets Nero Wolfe' especially.

Argyl Sox Inactive Member27 Feb 2014 5:24 p.m. PST

Hefty Wolfe the offspring of Svelte Irene & bony/thin Sherlock?
I think not.

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP27 Feb 2014 6:27 p.m. PST

I have always believed that few series could survive the death of the original author.

Argyl Sox Inactive Member28 Feb 2014 4:44 p.m. PST

As a broad & rather undiscriminating generalisation, I would be inclined to agree John.
Sherlock Holmes continuators either slavishly & boringly follow the model or go into bizarre side roads.

Being a 'continuator' means trying to steer between these two extremes.

I take it you haven't read the Goldsborough Nero Wolfe books?

His books (I've read 3 of the 7) are accurate on detail, quite satisfactorily maintain the characters but there's development in character growth & the novels (like Stout's) mirror the changing times they're written in. eg Archie keeps his orchid records on a computer.In another the villain is a Rupert Murdoch-like media baron.

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