The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain

This novel is a thrilling tale of passion, murder, and betrayal. The story revolves around a drifter who becomes involved in an adulterous affair with a married woman. Together, they plot to kill her older husband for the insurance money. However, their plan spirals out of control, leading to unexpected consequences and a shocking conclusion. The narrative explores themes of lust, greed, and the destructive power of obsession.

The 462nd greatest book of all time


Published
1934
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
100-200
Words
37,000
Original Language
English

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