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Story Information:
Alternate Title: Will to Murder
First Composed: 1952
First Published: 1953
From Collection: Three Men Out
Location: New York City & upstate New York
Wolfe's Brownstone: Click to View Floorplan

Victim #1: Beryl Huck (in upstate NY home)
Murderer: Theodore Huck
Motive: Inherit her money
Weapon: Ptomaine poison in pickled artichokes
Client: Herman Lewent
Fee: $1,000

Victim #2: Herman Lewent (in Huck NY home)
Murderer: Theodore Huck
Motive: Suspects Huck killed Lewent's sister
Weapon: Green marble paperweight (to head)
Client: Wolfe's sense of propriety
Fee: None

Story Synopsis:
      Nero Wolfe lets Archie Goodwin decide whether to take a case handed to them by an odd client. When the client is murdered, Archie stages an attack on himself to lure Wolfe into leaving his home to catch the culprit.
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