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    Trouble is My Business (Paperback) By (author) Raymond Chandler, Introduction by Karin Slaughter

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    DescriptionIn 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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    Title
    Trouble is My Business
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Raymond Chandler, Introduction by Karin Slaughter
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 111 mm
    Height: 181 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 158 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780140109801
    ISBN 10: 0140109803
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SST
    BIC subject category V2: FF, FYB
    BIC E4L: CRI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: B-232
    DC22: 813.52
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21200
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    Thema V1.0: FF, FYB
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication date
    26 January 1989
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    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.
    Review quote
    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.