Trouble is My Business (Philip Marlowe Series)

Trouble is My Business (Philip Marlowe Series)Trouble is My Business is a collection of four riveting novellas from Raymond Chandler. 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 novell…

Trouble is My Business, and other stories [Penguin 741]

Trouble is My Business, and other stories [Penguin 741]Physical description; 248 p. ; 20 cm. Notes; Stories orig. publ. 1933-39. 1969 reprint. Contents; Trouble is my business. Red wind. I’ll be waiting. Goldfish. Guns at Cyrano’s. Summary; 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…

Trouble Business: Portland, Oregon

Trouble Business: Portland, OregonPortland, Oregon EditionThis novella is part of the bespoke range of city books. This is one of many versions of this novella edited to fit the US city it is set in. It is a ground breaking project designed to give readers what they want, the way they want it. You can stay abreast of new publications at anirosesite.wordpress.com In this version of the novella we first meet our female protagonist. She’s a native who spends most of her time solv…

Trouble is my business

Trouble is my businessTrouble is My Business is a collection of four riveting novellas from Raymond Chandler. 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 is hired to protect a rich old guy from a gold digger, runs afoul of crooked politicos, gets a line on some stolen jewels with a reward attache…

The Trouble with Strategy: The brutal reality of why business strategy doesn’t work and what to do about it

The Trouble with Strategy: The brutal reality of why business strategy doesn't work and what to do about itThis book describes how strategic management of many businesses is badly done, and why this problem has persisted for many decades. It explains that the field of strategy is unprofessional and badly flawed, having poor theory and few useful, reliable principles, leaving management with only little to help them do strategy well. The book ends by suggesting how setting professional standards for strategy would help, and might be done. Kim speaks wi…

The Trouble Business: A Garvey Fields Mystery: Volume 1

The Trouble Business: A Garvey Fields Mystery: Volume 1“If it were easy everyone would do it!” He’s from Brooklyn, he’s got a dirty mouth, he’s always thinking about sex and he can’t let an investigation go once he gets started. He is Garvey Fields. It was meant to be a nice easy job for Garvey Fields, this time no one would die and he wouldn’t give in to his sexual urges. But things rarely go according to plan for Garvey, that’s why he has so much fun. The boss of a detective agency sends work his w…

Making a Success of Brexit and Reforming the EU: The Brexit edition of The Trouble with Europe: ‘Bootle is right on every count’ -Guardian

Making a Success of Brexit and Reforming the EU: The Brexit edition of The Trouble with Europe: 'Bootle is right on every count' -Guardian“If it were easy everyone would do it!” He’s from Brooklyn, he’s got a dirty mouth, he’s always thinking about sex and he can’t let an investigation go once he gets started. He is Garvey Fields. It was meant to be a nice easy job for Garvey Fields, this time no one would die and he wouldn’t give in to his sexual urges. But things rarely go according to plan for Garvey, that’s why he has so much fun. The boss of a detective agency sends work his w…