Mystery Books

Mystery Movies

Mystery Authors

The Best Mystery Books - Top 100

REX STOUT'S TEN FAVORITE DETECTIVE NOVELS


Rex Todhunter Stout (1886-1975) was an American detective story writer and creator Nero Wolfe. The selection of his ten favorite detective novels was published in Vincent Starrett's Books and Bipeds in 1947.

LAMENT FOR A MAKER

Michael Innes novel 1938
The Maltese Falcon

Dashiell Hammett novel 1930
The Documents in the Case

Dorothy Sayers shorts 1930
The Bellamy Trial

Frances Noyes Hart 1927
The Benson Murder Case

S. S. Van Dine Philo Vance novel 1926
The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd

Agatha Christie Hercule Poirot Novel 1926
Call Mr. Fortune

H. C. Bailey Reggie Fortune shorts 1920
The Cask

Freeman Wills Crofts novel 1920
The Innocence Of Father Brown

G. K. Chesterton collections 1911
THE MOONSTONE

Wilkie Collins novels 1868
<