Trouble is My Business

Trouble is My Business

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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 more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 110 x 178 x 22mm | 140.61g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0140109803
  • 9780140109801
  • 44,934

Table of contents

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

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

About Raymond Chandler

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 more