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Like people, the fish...

Advantages: Four for the price of one
Disadvantages: Not as deliciously convoluted as the novels, but distinctively Marlowe all the same

Some websites talk about Trouble Is My Business (1950) as being a collection of 12 of Chandler's short stories. I haven't been able to track down that edition. This review is of the 1989 Penguin edition, previewed by Karin Slaughter, which is a collect ...

hiker 30.12.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Trouble Is My Business - Raymond Chandler

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The Siamese detectives

Advantages: A charming and pleasant read
Disadvantages: You need to be a cat lover to appreciate this series

...my mum first told me about these books, I thought she was mad. The idea of an amateur sleuth with two cats that help him solve crimes was going a bit too far, even though I am a cat lover. One day though, with nothing else to read, I pi ...

sunmeilan 14.11.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Cat Who Talked to Ghosts - Lilian Jackson Braun

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