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By Isaac Asimov

Until eventually his loss of life in 1992, writer Isaac Asimov may write greater than one hundred twenty inventive stories of detection and deduction, and in sixty six of them he might current his armchair detectives, the Black Widowers, with the mind-teasing puzzles that they might attempt to resolve in often-quarrelsome dialog. The Black Widowers membership is assembly back. In a personal eating room at New York's sumptuous Milano eating place, the six very good males once again assemble for superb fare served impeccably via their peerless waiter, Henry. At desk, too, will in fact be that needful dinner visitor to problem their mixed deductive wit: a guy whose marriage hinges on discovering a misplaced umbrella; a lady shadowed by way of an adversary who understands her darkest secrets and techniques; a debunker of psychics not able to give an explanation for his unnerving event in a haunted apartment; or a symphony cellist accused of attacking his spouse with a kitchen knife. as well as six tales that experience by no means prior to seemed in any assortment, this quantity contains the 10 best-ever Black Widowers circumstances, between them the first actual to be released, in Ellery Queen secret journal, in addition to the 1st fresh Black Widowers tale to seem in additional than ten years.

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