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The Cocktail Waitress - James M. Cain
The Cocktail Waitress
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James M. Cain,Paperback, English-language edition,Pub by Titan on 07-16-2013
James M. Cain,Paperback, English-language edition,Pub by Titan on 07-16-2013
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781781160343 (1781160341)
ASIN: 1781160341
Publisher: Hard Case Crime
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
4.0 The Cocktail Waitress (Hard Case Crime)
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...
From Dark Places
From Dark Places rated it
4.0 The Cocktail Waitress by James M. Cain
The Cocktail Waitress was James M Cain's last work of fiction before his death in 1977, a hard case crime story that was written and lost in the final years of his life. The novel was eventually recovered nine years later by the editor of the hard case crime series, Charles Ardai. He assembled a pub...
Reflections
Reflections rated it
4.0 The Cocktail Waitress (Hard Case Crime)
I know James M. Cain from old movies adapted from his novels, not the books themselves, so as I was reading The Cocktail Waitress I saw the action playing out in shadowy black and white scenes, a fitting way to experience this dark but seductive story. Told in the first person, Joan Medford is a you...
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