Author:Rex Stout

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Rex Todhunter Stout
(1886–1975)
American mystery author, creator of Nero Wolfe
Rex Todhunter Stout

Works[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • Her Forbidden Knight (1913)
  • Under the Andes (1914)
  • A Prize for Princes (1914)
  • The Great Legend (1916)

Short stories[edit]

  • "Their Lady" (reportedly 1912) [1]
  • "Excess Baggage" (1912)
  • "The Infernal Feminine" (1913)
  • "The Paisley" (1912)
  • "Billy Du Mont, Reporter" (1912)
  • "A Professional Recall" (1912)
  • "Barnacles" (1913)
  • "Pamfret and Peace" (1913)
  • "A Companion of Fortune" (1913)
  • "A White Precipitate" (1913)
  • "The Pickled Picnic" (1913)
  • "The Mother of Invention" (1913)
  • "Méthode Américaine" (1913)
  • "A Tyrant Abdicates" (1914)
  • "The Pay-Yeoman" (1914)
  • "Secrets" (1914)
  • "Rose Orchid" (1914)
  • "An Agacella Or" (1914)
  • "The Inevitable Third" (1914)
  • "Out of the Line" (1914)
  • "The Lie" (1914)
  • "Target Practise" (1914)
  • "If He Be Married" (1915)
  • "Baba" (1915)
  • "Warner and Wife" (1915)
  • "Another Little Love Affair" (1915)
  • "Art for Art's Sake" (1915)
  • "Another Little Love Affair" (1915)
  • "Jonathan Stannard's Secret Vice" (1915)
  • "Sanétomo"(1915)
  • "The Strong Man"(1915)
  • "Justice Ends at Home" (1915)
  • "Two Kisses" (1916)
  • "Ask the Egyptians" (1916)
  • "This Is My Wife" (1916)
  • "Second Edition" (1916)
  • "It's Science That Counts" (1916)
  • "The Rope Dance" (1916)
  • "An Officer and a Lady" (1917)
  • "Heels of Fate" (1917)
  • "Old Fools and Young"

Poetry[edit]

  • "In Cupid's Family" (1910)
  • "Cupid's Revenge" (1911)
  • "The Victory of Love" (1911)


  1. Stout's authorized biographer John McAleer describes this as Stout's first published story


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.


The author died in 1975, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 30 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.