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The Postman Always Rings Twice

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Description: Amazon.com Review Penzler Pick, April 2000: It is sometimes easy to trace a literary genre to its source, and James M. Cain's first novel, The Postman Always Rings Twice, is the noir novel that paved the way for all the noir fiction that followed. The famous film starring Lana Turner and John Garfield is notoriously dark, but the novel is even more full of despair and devoid of hope. It is a short book--little more than a novella--but its searing characterization and depiction of tawdry greed and lust is branded into every reader's memory. Frank Chambers, a drifter, is dropped from the back of a truck at a rundown rural diner. W ... (more)
Manufacturer: Vintage
Release date: 14 May 1989
ISBN-10 : 0679723250 | ISBN-13: 9780679723257
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" Love, when you get fear in it, it's not love any more. It's hate. She looked like the great grandmother of every whore in the world. The devil got his money's worth that night."


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