Twelve cunningly fashioned detective stories
Once a month the Black Widowers club meet to enjoy good food, fine wine, convivial company – and to entertain a guest.
Each month the guest provides them with a conundrum – a mystery which has so far proved completely baffling.
And so the Black Widowers set to work on the problem – aided and abetted by Henry, their perspicacious waiter, whose remarkable powers of deduction never fails to astonish...
Isaac Asimov (born Isaac Yudovich Ozimov, 1920–1992), was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. Asimov was one of the most prolific writers of all time, having written or edited about 500 books and over 9,000 letters and postcards. His works have been published in nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System (the sole exception being the 100s: philosophy and psychology).
Isaac Asimov is widely considered a master of the science-fiction genre and, along with Robert A. Heinlein and Arthur C. Clarke, he was considered one of the "Big Three" science-fiction writers during his lifetime. Asimov's most ... (more)