This is a book I’ve been wanting to read for years – based purely on its title (which is never specifically explained or referenced in the course of the story) – and I’m glad to say that it didn’t disappoint. 292 more words
Tags » The Postman Always Rings Twice
Christ, no. Not that scene. Pardon the blasphemy.
Anyway, Jack Nicholson again. This was a movie I wasn’t supposed to see, but I was a resourceful YouTube lurker, and after I’d read the novel… 385 more words
Everyone knows of Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby but fewer know of his contemporary, author of Double Indemnity, James M. Cain.
Interested to explore other 1920s-30s novels that depict the American dream and further my knowledge in the roots of noir fiction, I picked up one of Cain’s most famous works… 460 more words