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I bought this book used, caasebook it was a worthy addition to my library. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Spine a bit creased, slightly slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, owner’s name on front end paper, a couple pages have been dog-eared. I read them for fun and pass it on to anyone that likes to read this type of genre for fun. Open Preview See a Problem? Casebok text block, on the other hand, appears clean and nearly unmarked — I saw two pages with a name underlined.

Isaac Asimov was a Russian-born, American author, a professor of biochemistry, widowerss a highly successful writer, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. He has works published in nine o Isaac Asimov was a Russian-born, American author, a professor of biochemistry, and a highly successful writer, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books.

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I bet they would be good vacation reading. Jan 09, J. Apr 30, David rated it it was ok Shelves: Tales of the Black Widowers. For anyone who is keeping cazebook, I think this volume is slightly better than the previous one. In each story, the guest is asked to justify his existence. If you liked the previous volumes of the Black Widowers mystery short stories, well, this one is more of the casegook.


Asimov did a good job of keeping me guessing, but I think a couple of his solutions are far-fetched. Many of Asimov’s mini-mysteries are amusing, but as always he struggles with character and dialogue, and the stories are very formulaic.

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Clarke, was considered one of the “Big Three” science-fiction writers during his lifetime. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Feb 01, John rated it really liked it. I smiled often while reading this, 3. An enjoyable collection, though it did stray sometimes into pedantry – as do some of the characters, although they at least acknowledge it so I’m taking it as a sly admission from the author, as some of the stories did occasionally get bogged down in technicalities.

The Next Day 7. Eventually, Henry, casebpok preternaturally insightful waiter comes up with an ingenious solution.

Brief summary of content available upon request by e-mail. New York, NY, U. What Time Is It? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

Inscribed by the author shortly after publication day to his Mysterious Press publisher on the title page: An oldie but goodieAsimov was such a wonderful and prolific writer. Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday, Good at the time. World of Books Ltd Condition: Write a customer review. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He penned numerous short stories, among them “Nightfall”, which in was voted by the Science Fiction Writers of America the best short science fiction story of all time, a title many still honor.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Share your thoughts with other customers. Too facile for my taste. It’s difficult to categorize these stories.

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Isaac Asimov is a masterful writer. I swear, the biggest mystery of all is why Henry spends his days serving roast beef instead of running the world, but I tell myself we never see what he does in his off hours.

The members make a pretense of not looking for mysteries to solve, but, of course, they always wind up with a guest with a problem that needs sorted. Please try again later.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Most of Asimov’s popularized science books explain scientific concepts in a historical way, going as far back as possible to a time when the science in question was at its simplest stage.

There are 2 other collections of Black Windowers stories, and I’ll definitely try to track those down. Once again, a lot of the mysteries revolve around word-play, foreign languages and ideas or symbols that can have more than one meaning.

Casebook of the Black Widowers

Each month, a guest comes to the Black Widowers’ dinner club with a problem. Dec 18, Ensiform rated it widowrs it Shelves: Personally, I’m too lazy to make the mental effort, so just enjoyed getting to the revelation. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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