Casebook of the Black Widowers has ratings and 28 reviews. Bev said: Isaac Asimov, prolific science fiction author, also turned his hand to mysteries. Tales of the Black Widowers has ratings and reviews. Ahmad said: Tales of the Black Widowers (The Black Widowers #1), Isaac AsimovTales of the.. . The Return of the Black Widowers has ratings and 41 reviews. Sarah said: I’ ve loved the Black Widowers mysteries ever since I found an old copy at my.
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He cuts through the babble of questions and gets to the simplest answer. The stories are easy to read, make one think a bit, and are moderately interesting. For anyone who is keeping score, I think this volume is slightly better than the previous one.
These mystery stories are about 10 pages each, presented as problems or questions to a men’s group called the Black Widowers made up of 7 people, including the incredible waiter Henry. Invariably, the waiter, Henry, solves the mystery. The group members would each take a stab at it, then they would turn to Henry, their waiter, who would invariably come up with the solution.
Jun 07, Phyllis rated it it was amazing. So far to where I am at, the book has gotten more entertaining and I hope it gets even more.
The Return of the Black Widowers
Asimov intended them to always follow that pattern. I really enjoyed that book but left sci-fi to others. Also, the big reveal of many of the stories is weak because nothing happens–the widowers reveal, “It must have been Joe that did it,” and then the story ends.
The wdowers is when they manage to disparage poor Mr. He wrote full-length novels such as The Caves of Steel and The Robots of Dawn as well as short stories, including several collections which feature a fictional all-male club which convenes under the name of “The Black Widowers” for good food, good conversation, and a “grilling” of the latest guest.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Los personajes son hombres mayores sumamente agradables y las historias muy atrapantes e interesantes; que incluso, yo intentaba resolverlas conforme me adentraba en cada misterio.
The Black Widowers is a fictional men-only dining club created by Isaac Asimov for a series of sixty-six mystery stories that he started writing in Wodehouse fan and a member of asimv Wodehouse Society. This book was made up of 12 short stories, but I enjoyed every one.
The Return of the Black Widowers by Isaac Asimov
It collects twelve stories by Asimov, nine reprinted from mystery blcak and three previously unpublished, together with a general introduction, and an afterword following each story by the author.
Whenever I hear two people spar like that, I am certain that there is actually a profound affection between them. Bible archaelogy,religion, Greek origins of our words. OMG has it really been that long since I was in high school?!?!
Asimovchapter ” Solution hints were to blsck found in ten issues of trade mags “Detergents and Specialties” and “Soap and Chemical Specialties”. I gave my copy to someone on the cruise. Nov 08, Barbara rated it it was ok Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Jul 02, Neven rated it liked it. So glad I found this! Many of the stories were once published in mystery magazines Se si fosse trattato di un unico giallo non so se sarebbe riuscito a tenermi incollata alle pagine ma trattandosi di tanti piccoli racconti si sono comunque rivelati interessanti, piacevoli e freschi.
Tales of the Black Widowers
He often provides nationalities, birth dates, and death dates for the scientists he mentions, as well as etymologies and pronunciation guides for technical terms. Not the cleverest of mysteries.
While it was a well written compilation of shirt stories, it was more like solving puzzles than relaxing. Every story has the widoowers premise: