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Review: The Postman Always Rings Twice

User Review  - Lance Crossley - Goodreads

Cain is a confident writer with a talent for tough, clipped prose where more is said by what is not said. Very good. Read full review

Review: The Postman Always Rings Twice

User Review  - Barry Pierce - Goodreads

A hard-boiled noir that inspired Camus, The Postman Always Rings Twice is never boring because the plot moves so fast that you barely have time to register what happens. This fully developed narrative ... Read full review

Review: The Postman Always Rings Twice

User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

Didn't much care for this one. No postman and no ringing but in the end the devil caught up with the both of them. Read full review

Review: The Postman Always Rings Twice

User Review  - David Gustafson - Goodreads

After my huge disappointment with Dashiell Hammett's "The Thin Man," I knew I could find the antidote with a re-read of James M. Cain's masterpiece, "The Postman Always Rings Twice." Thin is thin and ... Read full review

Review: The Postman Always Rings Twice

User Review  - Randy Parker - Goodreads

Glad I read it. Nice to understand the genre. But not much to write home about. The highlight is the intense first encounter between Frank and Cora. But after that? Meh. Read full review

Review: The Postman Always Rings Twice

User Review  - Kathleen - Goodreads

An amazingly accurate writer of the SOuthern California landscape, James M. Cain grabs you by the throat and doesn't let go until long after you read the last page. Read full review

Review: The Postman Always Rings Twice

User Review  - J Heaps - Goodreads

Fast paced and fun. Read full review

Review: The Postman Always Rings Twice

User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

This is #2 in a series 30 noir classics. I plan to read these books in the summer and fall of 2015. This review is subject to editing this is version 1.0 7/21/2015 'The Postman Always Rings Twice' is ... Read full review

Review: The Postman Always Rings Twice

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

"I sunk my teeth into her lips so deep I could feel the blood spurt into my mouth." Oh, noir. Such a shitty kisser. At just over 100 pages, this is a night's work, and it hits all the buttons ... Read full review

Review: The Postman Always Rings Twice

User Review  - Gary - Goodreads

Not quite what I expected but nevertheless an entertaining read. I have never really understood the title of this book though. Read full review

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