Tautly narrated and excruciatingly suspenseful, Double Indemnity gives us an X-ray view of guilt, of duplicity, and of the kind of obsessive, loveless love that devastates everything it touches. First published in 1935, this novel reaffirmed James M. Cain as a virtuoso of the roman noir.
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Review: Double IndemnityUser Review - Colin Miller - Goodreads
James M. Cain's Double Indemnity is what noir should be: fast and exciting. Walter Huff is a great insurance salesman, but when Phyllis Nirdlinger discusses taking out life insurance on her husband ... Read full review
Review: Double IndemnityUser Review - Carly - Goodreads
There's "noir," as in, "it's-actually-hardboiled-but-that-requires-three-syllables-to-say," and then there's real "noir" as in, "this-world-is-so-dark-that-the-only-thing-that-stops-this-from-being-a ... Read full review