No Lady in the House

No Lady in the House The irascible and incorruptible editor and his questioning colleague Maggie Rome set out to determine whether there is a link between a dead domestic a rash of burglaries a vacant school building

  • Title: No Lady in the House
  • Author: Lucille Kallen
  • ISBN: 9780345323965
  • Page: 289
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • The irascible and incorruptible editor and his questioning colleague, Maggie Rome, set out to determine whether there is a link between a dead domestic, a rash of burglaries, a vacant school building, and the women s movement

    One thought on “No Lady in the House”

    1. It can't be said that this book is intensely irritating, but it comes close. Firstly, the writer is an inveterate name dropper. I think one is expected to be impressed by the cultural erudition of the author dripping references on every page. Secondly, the atmospherics of the book are that of a derivative, very derivative Rex Stout, with G.B.Greenfield playing Nero Wolfe and Maggie Rome, his trusty reporter, faking Archie. All in all, a disappointing read, the more since Kallen certainly can wri [...]

    2. Another in the set of "books that fit in my jacket pocket." I read it all but won't read the others in the series.

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