The Postman Always Rings Twice, James Cain
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The Postman Always Rings Twice

Author: James Cain

Narrator: Stanley Tucci

Unabridged: 2 hr 50 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Harper Audio

Published: 03/29/2005

Genre: Fiction - Classics

Synopsis

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.Performed by Stanley Tucci

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