(From the publisher):
Two round-trip plane tickets to Rome. . .false passports. . .a Colt .38. . .a razor-sharp knife. . .chocolate bars and cyanide pills. These are what the great and gargantuan Nero Wolfe needed for the most daring adventure of his brilliant career. Now, for the first time, the infallible detective is willing to leave the safety of his mansion. . .willing to take any risk, go any place, do anything to trap the elusive murderer of his closest friend and his friend's only daughter.
Original title: The Black Mountain
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ General