Last night, I finished reading my first Rex Stout Nero Wolfe novel, Fer-de-Lance.
At the end of the book (I was reading a Kindle edition), they included some “notes” from Rex Stout on his characters:
The text was the same as this: http://www.nerowolfe.org/pdf/tidbits/Stout_description_of_NW_AG_offc.pdf
Soooo, 272 pounds. That’s not what I was expecting based on the description of someone who was largely immobilized by his weight and who says things like (paraphrased) “I would get up but my vast size makes that really difficult.”
I realize that people are bigger now than then, but 272 pounds? This guy, according to the site, is 5’10" and 280 pounds. That’s… not what I envisioned.