Trouble is My Business

Trouble is My Business

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By (author) Raymond Chandler, Introduction by Karin Slaughter

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  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 111mm x 181mm x 18mm | 158g
  • Publication date: 26 January 1989
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0140109803
  • ISBN 13: 9780140109801
  • Sales rank: 26,640

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In the first of the four cases in "Trouble is My Business", LA PI Philip Marlowe is offered a job that leaves a bad taste in the mouth: smearing a girl who's 'got her hooks into a rich man's pup'. Before too long Marlowe's up to his neck in corpses and cops and he's taken pity on the girl. There's nothing like making trouble of your business ...The four novellas collected here are quintessential Raymond Chandler: slick, crystal-clear writing that pins the reader to the seat and won't let go until the last page is turned.

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Best-known as the creator of the original private eye, Philip Marlowe, Raymond Chandler was born in Chicago in 1888 and died in 1959. Many of his books have been adapted for the screen, and he is widely regarded as one of the very greatest writers of detective fiction.

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One of the greatest crime writers, who set the standards others still try to attain Sunday Times

Table of contents

Trouble is my business; red wind; I'll be waiting; goldfish; guns at Cyrano's.