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Review: The Postman Always Rings Twice

User Review  - D-Man - Goodreads

James M. Cain simply is the writer of the finest order. There are not many books out there that I ever finished in one sitting, and felt obliged to turn to the first page once again, and reread the whole thing all over. Read full review

Review: The Postman Always Rings Twice

User Review  - Jack Jordan - Goodreads

I was surprised that it took me a while to get fully submerged into this book. The story is thrilling, however the writing feels rushed, never portraying the characters emotions, mostly documenting actions and speech. I feel it could have packed more of a punch. Read full review

Review: The Postman Always Rings Twice

User Review  - Carmen - Goodreads

This book was not what I expected at all. A hobo walks into a diner and the diner owner, a Greek named Nick wants to hire him. The hobo would never agree except he learns the Greek has a really hot ... Read full review

Review: The Postman Always Rings Twice

User Review  - Gary Garth McCann - Goodreads

Cain's The Postman Always Rings Twice is one of the all-time greats of short crime novels, in company with his own Double Indemnity and with three Latin-American crime novellas, The Tunnel by Ernesto ... Read full review

Review: The Postman Always Rings Twice

User Review  - Abbey - Goodreads

The chemistry of Frank and Cora in their affair is somewhat addictive - but not in a sappy way. I enjoyed this book immensely, and it is a beautiful portrait of the time. Read full review

Review: The Postman Always Rings Twice

User Review  - Ian - Goodreads

Now why haven't I read any James M Cain before? After this I certainly shall read some more. Fast paced, gritty and well plotted - excellent! Read full review

Review: The Postman Always Rings Twice, Double Indemnity, Mildred Pierce and Selected Stories

User Review  - Goodreads

Taut and full of noir flair, nearly entirely in dialogue, yet I still found this underwhelming. Read full review

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