A haunting acount of a young woman's psychic powers and a mystery more bizarre than the supernatural... a knowledge of Astrology provides the key to a particularly grisly murder... the key to a young man's happiness lies in the solution to a bafling cryptogram...
The thirty-one mysterious and riddling tales in this collection represent Isaac Asimov's own favourite stories from his classic Union Club and Black Widower series, as lively introduction and commentaries by the master himself makes this an indispensable compendium of Asimov's mysteries
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)