This is the most dramatic story in this book.
He was better at scene setting, sharp and metaphoric dialogue and character description than he was in making the plot clear to the sometimes bemused reader.
Far from being an ordinary writer of cheap crime stories, Chandler became one of America's best writers from the mid 20th century.
This book is everything I hoped it would be and more. It helped to complete my library of this type of book.Published 12 months ago by Ronald F. Duckworth
Trouble Is My Business
These four short stories by Raymond Chandler were taken from the original book "The Simple Art of Murder". Read more
For those who may have missed his earlier works, this is a treat...Hope it takes you back a bit into those earlier times in Santa Monica...Published 13 months ago by David Latham
The novelette is my favorite form of fiction, for it captures the best of the novel and the best of the short story and lacks their drawbacks. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Freeman Gilbert
Trouble is My Business is a collection of short stories with different PI heroes. The stories are a mixed bag and not nearly at the level of the full-length novels featuring Philip... Read morePublished 21 months ago by John Martin
Here we have another four novellas from one of the masters of the crime story.
The four stories all have Philip Marlowe on board helping the helpless and not getting... Read more
As other reviews have noted, 'Trouble Is My Business' is the both the name of a short story and the name of a collection of short stories by Raymond Chandler. Read morePublished on August 15, 2010 by lazza
Los Angeles has its muse. His name is Raymond Chandler (1888-1959)Chicago born who was raised in Great Britain. Read morePublished on July 14, 2010 by C. M Mills
I love Chandler. The hard-boiled PI maybe isn't his invention and it is hard pressed to figure anyone else out that can do it better. Read morePublished on December 10, 2008 by Timothy W. Welch