The Postman Always Rings Twice

by 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 Twice 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.

"A good, swift, violent story." -- Dashiell Hammett

Year First Published:1934

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The Postman Always Rings Twice
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780394745459      ISBN 10: 0394745450
Publisher: Vintage Books  1978

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The Postman Always Rings Twice
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ISBN: 9780679723257      ISBN 10: 0679723250
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard  1989

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The Postman Always Rings Twice
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