Trailer for 'The Postman Always Rings Twice' (1946)

The Postman Always Rings Twice was James M. Cain's first novel—a slim work (only about 100 pages long) that included such a stark mix of violence and sexuality that it was banned in Boston. Today, Cain is credited as one of the greatest writers of noir fiction. 

In 1946, the book was turned into a movie, featuring Lana Turner, John Garfield and Cecil Kellaway. It was actually the third film adaptation of the book. The previous two were made in foreign countries under different titles—Le Dernier Tournant (The Last Turning) in France in 1939 and Ossessione (Obsession) in Italy in 1942.

We're excited to have released 12 of Cain's novels, from later in his career, as eBooks. You can find books like Sinful Woman, The Moth, and The Magician's Wife at this link

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