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It’s still out there, and still an entertaining read. Maybe he should have written more of them. Another tale, “A Loint of Paw”, isn’t a mystery either–it’s a courtroom drama that is simply a set up for a pun. Asimov’s Mysteries by Isaac Asimov. He has works published in nine armonosa the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System lacking only an entry in the s category of Philosophy.

First, let me excerpt from This is an anthology of thirteen mysteries with a science-fiction theme first published in by one of the giants of the 20th Century. Again, a bit too obvious. Asimov is widely considered a master of the science-fiction genre and, along with Robert A. Here, he tries his hand on science fiction mysteries.

But many are ingenious, all are readable, and his heart is always pure, ready to pierce the vainglorious, and lampoon the academic squabblings. Asimov loved jeux de motsand had a tendency to be a little too silly with them, but here he gets it right; “What’s in a Name? Wendell Urth who is quite a unique character sketch.


Asimov’s Mysteries by Isaac Asimov

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. But he has provocative ideas. The more mediocre stories were partially redeemed by the colorful Wendell Urth who was often consulted by detecti Overall armonios good collection of short stories with a couple duds.

What’s in a Name?

He penned numerous short stories, among them “Nightfall”, which in was voted by the Science Fiction Writers of America the best short science fiction story of all time, a title many still honor. Overall a good collection of short stories with a couple duds.

He then set about proving it in a series of engaging stories, written for the anthology magazines of the day, between and After all, it isn’t science fact, it is science fiction and Asimov has proved to be one of the best at writing it.

Asimov’s Mysteries

The stories were all originally published vampana magazines between and The ball wouldn’t just 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. Worth a read for those who enjoy sci-fi mystery. The more mediocre stories aslmov partially redeemed by the colorful Wendell Urth who was often consulted by detectives to make sense of shards of evidence.

To ask other readers questions about Asimov’s Mysteriesplease sign up. All in all, this book is good, classic science fiction, well worth reading. Asimov’s most famous work is the Foundation Series; his other major series are the Galactic Empire series and the Robot series, both of which he later tied into the same fictional universe as the Foundation Series to create a unified “future history” for his stories much like those pioneered by Robert A.


But there were a few gems near the end, especially Obituary. Isac there is indeed a mystery element to all of these stories, I would say they fit more solidly into the science fiction arena. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Most of Asimov’s popularized science books explain scientific concepts in a historical way, going as far back as possible to a time when the science in question was at its simplest stage.

It’s a relativistic baseball rather than a relativistic billiard ball, but same difference. View all 4 armoniosx. Seton Davenport, in cases which have him baffled – a parallel with the way in which Inspector Lestrade consults Sherlock Holmes.

These are a collection of his sci fi mystery shorts, none robot related. I always like it when I find a book that mixes two of my favorite genres, in this case science fiction and mystery.