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Isaac Asimov’s “A Whiff of death” 3

So I found this little gem at a thrift store. It was an Asimov book I didn’t own and hadn’t read. To be honest, I’d never heard of it. He published it back in 1958, and it wasn’t from any of his series, and it didn’t have robots and had nothing to do with the Foundation. But the prolific Asimov wrote a fair number of mysteries, too, and this is one of them. The protagonist is Louis Brade, an unassuming middle-aged chemist at a university. In his career to date, he’s achieved nothing of note. One Read more […]

Isaac Asimov's "A Whiff of Death"