All of these short stories are written in the Chandler style of tough talk, good scenic description and plot twists.
He once said, "Don't ever write anything you don't like yourself and if you do like it, don't take anyone's advice about changing it. They just don't know."
Far from being an ordinary writer of cheap crime stories, Chandler became one of America's best writers from the mid 20th century.
If you are unfamiliar with Raymond Chandler, you are in for a treat (and I envy you the experience of reading him for the first time. Read morePublished 3 days ago by doc peterson
This book is everything I hoped it would be and more. It helped to complete my library of this type of book.Published 16 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 17 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 21 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 on December 29, 2012 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