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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.

Author: James M. Cain
Publisher: Vintage Crime / Black Lizard
Pages: 116pp
Size: 5.25 x 8
Notes: paperback
Release Date: May 14, 1989
ISBN: 978-0679723257