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James M. Cain
Birth date: July 01, 1892
Died: October 27, 1977
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Lillelara
Lillelara rated it 2 months ago
Reading this book felt like watching a car crash happen in slow motion. It made me truly feel icky and I really didn´t enjoy reading about these horrible and despicable characters. Thankfully it was a short read and I´m already done with it. Stanley Tuccis narration was excellent, though. He reall...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it 2 years ago
Yikes! I read this on one day, and I read at only half the speed required for success in college, or so I was told back in my youth. Well, it was short, but also compelling. Not something one could easily put down once begun. Cain is a good author, if you like noir-y kinds of things. This is about a...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it 2 years ago
Apparently, this is a "lost novel" by Cain, which was only unearthed, edited, and published some 35 years after his death. I'd read some Cain previously, and very much loved Mildred Pierce. While, The Postman Always Rings Twice was ok, it wasn't all that special. I've yet to find Double Indemnity on...
Opinions of Saturn
Opinions of Saturn rated it 3 years ago
It’s difficult to not make a review of THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE into a comparison the author’s most acclaimed noir novels, DOUBLE INDEMNITY. Both involve a couple who attempt to commit the perfect murder, both focus on how the main characters’ flaws manifest post-murder, and both have insuranc...
danae
danae rated it 3 years ago
It was alright. I don't think i'll ever read it again. I didn't like the dialogue, but the general plot was good. *Review written on November 14, 2014.*
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