(kindle) Casebook of the Black Widowers Author Isaac Asimov


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    (kindle) Casebook of the Black Widowers Author Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov ß 2 Read & download Summary Casebook of the Black Widowers Tales of the Black Widowers The Black Widowers #1 Isaac AsimovTales of the Black Widowers is a collection of mystery short stories by American author Isaac Asimov featuring his fictional club of mystery solvers the Black Widowers It was first published in June 1974 This book is the first of six that describe mysteries solved by the Black Widowers based on a literary dining club he belonged to known as the Trap Door Spiders It co

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    Read & download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ß Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov ß 2 Read & download Summary Casebook of the Black Widowers Towards the end of his life Asimov became obsessive about publishing as much as possible he'd brag about having published his age in years and his weight in pounds and stuff like that He ended up with several hundred books to his credit but unsurprisingly the standard sufferedThis collection an impulse buy at an airport bookstall was one of the last ones I read It's a bunch of extremely dull little mysteries; the most noteworthy point is t

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    (kindle) Casebook of the Black Widowers Author Isaac Asimov Summary Casebook of the Black Widowers I was in the mood to read something light so I picked this up even though I do not have much of an opinion of Dr Asimov as a mystery writer I h

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    Isaac Asimov ß 2 Read & download Read & download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ß Isaac Asimov Summary Casebook of the Black Widowers Tales of the Black Widowers is the first book in Isaac Asimov's Black Widowers mystery series I've read one other but wanted to start from the beginning I've enjoyed many of Asimov's Sci Fi series some of which crossed over into mysteries The Black Widowers stories are strictly mysteriesThe Black Widowers are six acuaintances who meet once a month at the Milano Restaurant for dinner and to have friendly often raucous discussions Each night

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    (kindle) Casebook of the Black Widowers Author Isaac Asimov Asimov turned his hand at writing many genres and styles some better than others after all he is known for his science fiction after all BUT I think mysteries come a close second The tales of the black widowers and the subseuent euals which I will read once I find them along with the Union Club mysteries are perfect examples of the after dinner who dunnit story Each one is presented as a tale from one of the diners for

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    (kindle) Casebook of the Black Widowers Author Isaac Asimov Read & download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ß Isaac Asimov Summary Casebook of the Black Widowers The Black Widowers are an amusing if chauvinistically all male group of bickering friends who meet once a month for dinner with an invited guest to provide variety Over the twelve courses presented they develop a tradition of solving

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    (kindle) Casebook of the Black Widowers Author Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov writing mysteries What can I say? When I found this book at the library it was like a personal present from the universe to me Asimov's style is highly influence he admits this himself by Agatha Christie with each mystery serving as a puzzleEach of the short stories in this volume and its seuels deals with the Black Widowers' Cl

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    Read & download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ß Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov ß 2 Read & download Summary Casebook of the Black Widowers Contains the short story The Curious Omission which in turn contains a brief go referenceThis short story started life as a bibliographic oddity and without a go reference The Union Carbide corporation held a super sleuth contest for their customers The company published and distributed to packagers formulators and marketers of soap andor detergent products chemical specialty products and cosmetic chemicals special editions of three of the

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    Summary Casebook of the Black Widowers Read & download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ß Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov ß 2 Read & download With the greatest respect and admiration for Dr A I have to say nevertheless that this has to be the most boring thing I have ever r

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    (kindle) Casebook of the Black Widowers Author Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov ß 2 Read & download Read & download ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ß Isaac Asimov At first when I started to read this book the content was somewhat hard to understand The wording may be a little

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Summary Casebook of the Black Widowers

Summary Casebook of the Black Widowers Characters à Casebook of the Black Widowers Í PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Isaac Asimov ß 2 Read & download There were six of them Professional men and their waiter They gather at the Milano Restaurant once a month for good food and good conversation But lately the Black Widowers have added a new entertainment to their meetings They have begun to solve mysteries mu. Towards the end of his life Asimov became obsessive about publishing as much as possible he d brag about having published his age in years and his weight in pounds and stuff like that He ended up with several hundred books to his credit but unsurprisingly the standard sufferedThis collection an impulse buy at an airport bookstall was one of the last ones I read It s a bunch of extremely dull little mysteries the most noteworthy point is that Asimov apparently as interested in the proceedings as the reader is forgets what he s doing to the extent of repeating the same very poor plot twist within a hundred pages To add insult to injury he even includes a note saying that he d been told about it but couldn t be bothered to remove or change the later chapter I hope he achieved his target whatever it was But I didn t see why I needed to carry on helping him

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Casebook of the Black Widowers

Summary Casebook of the Black Widowers Characters à Casebook of the Black Widowers Í PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Isaac Asimov ß 2 Read & download P you guessing to the very endContents The Acuisitive Chuckle Ph as in Phony Truth to Tell Go Little Book Early Sunday Morning The Obvious Factor The Pointing Finger Miss What The Lullaby of Broadway Yankee Doodle Went to Town The Curious Omission Out of Sigh. Contains the short story The Curious Omission which in turn contains a brief go referenceThis short story started life as a bibliographic oddity and without a go reference The Union Carbide corporation held a super sleuth contest for their customers The company published and distributed to packagers formulators and marketers of soap andor detergent products chemical specialty products and cosmetic chemicals special editions of three of the canonical collections of Sherlock Holmes short stories Each of the volumes had on the back of the dust jacket an unfinished mystery by a then popular author Contestants were to provide solutions to the mystery for a chance to win a night in a Scottish castle Hints as to the author s intended solution would be found in Union Carbide adverts in various trade magazinesOne of the three contest short stories was The Case of the Dying Hint by noted science fictioneer and less noted mystery writer Isaac Asimov This story appeared on the jacket of The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes Solution hints were to be found in ten issues of trade mags Detergents and Specialties and Soap and Chemical Specialties The story contained the line We ve talked together drank together played chess and two handed pinochle together fished togetherAlso in 1971 Asimov began his series of Black Widower mysteries for Ellery ueen s mystery magazine Loosely inspired by the Trap Door Spiders a real life dinner group to which Asimov belonged the stories featured six regular dinner companions who would take turns inviting a guest to their monthly get togethers As is the way of such mystery series each guest turned out to have a mystery in need of unraveling 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 solutionTales of the Black Widowers the first of several Doubleday collections of these stories was published in 1974 Asimov ever reluctant to let any of his writings go so nearly unread lengthened and adapted the Union Carbide piece to a Black Widowers story retitled The Curious Omission for inclusion in the book The game reference uoted above was changed to He was a master at Chinese checkers parcheesi backgammon Monopoly chess checkers go three dimensional tick tack toe Neither go nor any other specific game is central to the plot However the mutual interest in games generally on the part of deceased and the narrater play a substantial roleThe Black Widower version of the story is typical of the series with an excellent twist providing the basis for a well crafted story The reader s enjoyment of the original version however depends rather too much on one s degree of familiarity with Lewis Carroll s Alice in WonderlandThis is presumably intentional Although I haven t seen the adverts which gave the solution hints the original story pretty clearly implies that any super sleuth hoping to win the contest ought to start by reading or rereading Alice

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Summary Casebook of the Black Widowers Characters à Casebook of the Black Widowers Í PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Isaac Asimov ß 2 Read & download Rders and conspiracies of seemingly impossible dimensionsWith all the skills of Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot combined these six men and their ever faithful waiter Henry take on challenging cases that will tease your deductive skills to the limit and kee. Asimov turned his hand at writing many genres and styles some better than others after all he is known for his science fiction after all BUT I think mysteries come a close second The tales of the black widowers and the subseuent euals which I will read once I find them along with the Union Club mysteries are perfect examples of the after dinner who dunnit story Each one is presented as a tale from one of the diners for the pleasure and confusion of the rest of he attendees The stories are short and entertaining and never controversial usually with the conclusion presented in a manner of fact way In the modern world of complex conspiracies and deplorable schemes these stories can be seen as antiuated and out classed but to me they are what they are after dinner entertainment I have been reading and re reading Asimov for almost as long as I have been reading and I have never grown bored or jaded with either his style or composition In fact if anything I have grown and fond of his work as the years go by Though this book will never win and accolades in the mystery genre it does bring back fond memories which for me at least is than enough motivation I need to read them

  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 224
  • Casebook of the Black Widowers
  • Isaac Asimov
  • English
  • 08 March 2018
  • 9780449237885