The Doorbell Rang Summary
Rex Stout

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The Doorbell Rang Summary

In The Doorbell Rang, eccentric New York detective Nero Wolfe goes up against J. Edgar Hoover's FBI. Mrs. Rachel Bruner has sent a book critical of the FBI to 10,000 important people, and now she's under investigation and wants it to stop. With the lure of a $100,000 retainer, Wolfe sets out to find dirt on the FBI. Instead, he uncovers the murder of Morris Althaus, not by three FBI agents on the scene, but...

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