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The Postman Always Rings Twice
The Postman Always Rings Twice
Author: James M. Cain
An amoral young tramp.  A beautiful, sullen woman with an inconvenient husband.  A problem that has only one grisly solution--a solution that only creates other problems that no one can ever solve. — First published in 1934 and banned in Boston for its explosive mixture of violence and eroticism, The Postman Always Rings Tw...  more » is a classic of the roman noir. It established James M. Cain as a major novelist with an unsparing vision of America's bleak underside, and was acknowledged by Albert Camus as the model for The Stranger.
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ISBN-13: 9780679723257
ISBN-10: 0679723250
Publication Date: 5/14/1989
Pages: 128
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3.5 stars, based on 36 ratings
Publisher: Vintage
Book Type: Paperback
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I've read almost all the James Cain novels and this one is probably my favorite (Mildred Pierce running a close second). He really is a master of this genre. A scandalous story about lust and murder. Highly recommended.


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