Azazel Author:Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov, renowned master of science fiction, now turns his fanciful pen and limitless imagination to fantasy and gives us a captivating collection of eighteen short tales sure to enchant all admirers of fine fantasy and the legions of Asimov fans alike. — Meet Azazel, a two-centimeter-tall, fiery red imp possessed of an impetuous personality... more » and marvelous magical powers. Able to be summoned at will only by George Bitternut, an eccentric linguist who has stumbled upon the ancient incantations for calling forth demons and sprites, Azazel will not permit his wondrous wizardry to be used for George's personal gain. The only problem is, this otherworldly miracle worker has little understanding of earthly quirks and human foibles, and his well-intentioned tamperings invariably lead to hilarious and unexpected chaos.
This devilish collection of stories follows the antic adventures--and misadventures--of Azazel and our beleaguered Mr. Bitternut, as they goodheartedly attempt to alter the fates of some hapless acquaintances. Told with great fun and in the inimitable Asimov style, Azazel makes for hours of pure, impish delight.