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First, let me excerpt from the introduction in order to bring you in on what The Master’s thoughts were on blending sci-fi and mystery: Standouts are definitely the Billiard Ball and the Obituary. The end result is positive. In a fifth story in the collection, The Dust of Death, Asimov shows Davenport a generosity that Conan Doyle never extended to Lestrade in demonstrating the former’s ability to solve a case for himself without outside assistance.

But since it’s only two pages long, I don’t feel cheated. Mass Market Paperbackpages. Surely this is unexpected.

Asimov’s Mysteries by Isaac Asimov

Clever page turning compilation of Asimov science fiction mystery short stories. Science itself is so nearly a mystery and the research scientist so nearly a Sherlock Holmes. Decent setup, banal ending. These are the stories that are collected here. It’s a relativistic baseball rather than a relativistic billiard ball, but same difference.

He teases the reader. A very recent review on this site by Nandakishore on a work by Agatha Christie explains the dilemma in trying to review mysteries. This book collects together his best mystery short stories, the greater part of which have an SF theme.

Recommended to anyone who likes both the SF and mystery genres. An editor claimed that Asimov was incapable of writing ‘naughty’ stories. And I ended up liking Urth quite a lot. The more mediocre stories were partially redeemed by the colorful Wendell Urth who was often consulted by detectives to make sense of shards of evidence.


Asimov was a long-time member and Vice President of Mensa International, albeit reluctantly; he described some members of that organization as “brain-proud and aggressive about their IQs” He took more joy in being president of the American Humanist Association. Asimov, of course was well known as a professor of biochemistry at Boston University as well as a knowledgeable physicist in his own right so readers should expect a healthy dose of science in his stories.

Not even Multivac was enough to save this one. Pero en general me han gustado mucho, sobre todo por los aportes del propio Asimov al principio o al final de cada relato.

La campana armoniosa y otros cuentos – Isaac Asimov – Google Books

When my living quarters were flooded in the El Nino event of the early aarmoniosa, pretty much everything on the floor issac on bottom shelves was damaged beyond recognition or destroyed outright. This short story collection was a mixed bag, and not up to Asimov’s usual standards. Refresh and try again. It is something like trying to explain how an ingenious magic trick works for once the explanation is done, the audience feels oh, so was that just it?

Asimov’s Mysteries

Five of the stories involve the recurring characters of H. He often provides nationalities, birth dates, and death dates for the scientists he mentions, as well as etymologies and pronunciation guides for technical terms.

All cwmpana stories are wonderful, although some This is a very good mix of thirteen crime and mystery stories excepting one or two by Mr. I’d read siaac of these before and enjoyed some of them anew. The tension between the practical and the theoretical – in the Billiard Ball – I could see but I didn’t expect to read of such egos in academia.

Asimov loved jeux de motsand had a tendency to be a little too silly with them, but here isxac gets it right; “What’s in a Name? He was always writing mysteries, it forms the bulk of his work, whatever some idiot reviewers on here will pretend, both straight and sci-fi, most of his robot stories were mysteries after all. Apr 20, Steven Peterson rated it liked it.


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I was told that “by its very nature” science fiction would not play fair with the reader. Worth reading for the gems but there’s a few duffers to be glossed over although a better knowledge of the science involved might improve their reading.

Marooned Off Vesta and Armonioaa is a combination of two stories, the second one of which was written as a sequel on the preceding story’s twentieth anniversary of its publication. Well executed but the twist was too simplistic.

Books by Isaac Asimov.

All accessible, enough science to satisfy the hardcore, but always explained so a novice could understand, he was a teacher after all, and always believed in clarity and accessibility for all readers.

The four stars are for originality and readability. There is also another reason why I liked this duo for they are never interested campanq each other’s company beyond the lifetime of the mystery, a purely professional working arrangement is how they proceed. Others were more of the kind that the reader knows “who done it” from the outset and then follows how they were found out. I’ve never really been into mysteries but I thought I’d give this one a try because it’s Asimov.

Thorndyke is an isaa of a well-known and successful fictional scientist-detective. The ball wouldn’t armonniosa have drilled a neat hole through Bloom’s heart; it’d have created the equivalent of a substantial nuclear explosion, killing everyone for a mile around.

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