Paul Cain

Paul Cain was a pen-name of George Caryl Sims (1902-1966), a pulp fiction author and screenwriter. His sole book, Fast One (1932) is considered a landmark of the hard boiled style.

“Some kind of high point in the ultra hard boiled manner.” —Raymond Chandler, on Fast One

“Cain’s stories move quickly with never a wasted word.” —Keith Alan Deutsch

Tags: Paul Cain, Black Mask

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