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An oldie but goodieAsimov was such a wonderful and prolific writer.

Casebook Of the Black Widowers

Widowwers appreciated these short stories more because I recently read “I Asimov”. I’m not usually too good with mysteries, but for once I got the answer to one of the stories before Henry did – or at least before he said he did, which is close enough for me.

I read for the same reason that ot people watch movies – to relax. Better World Books Condition: Asimovchapter ” It’s like Asimov is chatting to you and almost made me feel like a guest at the monthly banquet of the Black Widowers, if only somebody had brought me a brandy as I finished each story.

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Short stories of mysteries with a real cast of characters. New York, NY, U.


Every month, the Black Widowers convene for sumptuous food, fine wine, and a cosmically baffling mystery. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. This book is widowfrs third of six in the Black Widowers series, based on a literary dining club he belonged to known as the Trap Door Spiders.

Asimov wrote these in a friendly, breezy tone that makes for a comfortable read.

Casebook of the Black Widowers by Isaac Asimov

I really love these stories. Many of Asimov’s mini-mysteries are amusing, but as always he struggles with character and dialogue, and the stories are very formulaic.

Asimov did a good job of keeping me guessing, but I think a couple of his solutions are far-fetched.

Published November 12th by Fawcett first published Nov 01, Liedzeit rated it really liked it Boack Banquets of the Black Widowers. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Inscribed by the author shortly after publication day to his Mysterious Press publisher on the title page: The several members all make efforts to question the current guest and discover the answer to his mystery, but it is generally Henry, the club’s waiter and honorary member, who is able to see the elements that escape the notice of the learned men around the table. Piacevole, ma un po’ sotto tono.


Heinlein and previously produced by Cordwainer Smith and Poul Anderson. 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.

More Tales of the Black Widowers. Ex-library with usual stamps inside covers, remains of caesbook on back end paper, tags taped to spine, remains of a label on back board.

Casebook Of the Black Widowers by Asimov, Isaac

Ashmead was an editor of Asimov books, and Asimov thought highly of his editing. Apr 19, Octavia Cade rated it liked it Shelves: It’s difficult to categorize these stories.

Once again, a lot of the mysteries revolve around word-play, foreign languages and ideas or symbols that can blqck more than one meaning. Casebook of the Black Widowers Cover of first edition, Earl Boyes rated it really liked it Aug 16,