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By Isaac Asimov

Extra stories of the Black Widowers is a suite of poser brief tales by means of American writer Isaac Asimov, that includes his fictional membership of puzzle solvers, the Black Widowers. It used to be first released in hardcover through Doubleday in 1976, and in paperback through the Fawcett Crest imprint of Ballantine Books in November 1977.

This booklet is the second one of six that describe mysteries solved through the Black Widowers, in line with a literary eating membership he belonged to referred to as the capture Door Spiders. It collects twelve tales by means of Asimov, so much reprinted from secret magazines and some formerly unpublished, including a normal creation, a basic afterword, and an afterword following each one tale through the writer. each one tale comprises the membership members' wisdom of minutiae.

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