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Thanks to everyone who submitted a review for the February 2017 Crimes of the Century challenge to review a book or film from 1943. Tracy at Bitter Tea and Mystery celebrated five years of blogging this month, and celebrated by sharing … Continue reading →
Tagged Agatha Christie, Alfred Hitchcock, Carter Dickson, E. R. Punshon, Elizabeth Daly, Frances and Richard Lockridge, James M Cain, John Rhode, John Stephen Strange, Patricia Wentworth, Raymond Chandler
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Thanks to everyone who submitted a review for the April 2015 challenge to review a book or film from 1936. Lucy at The Art of Words chose 1936 and reviewed Thankyou Mr Moto by John P. Marquand, which introduces this month’s front-cover … Continue reading →
Tagged #1936book, 1930s, 1936, Agatha Christie, Arthur Upfield, Dane Coolidge, Erle Stanley Gardner, James M Cain, John Bude, John Dickson Carr, John P. Marquand, Josephine Tey, Mercè Rodoreda, Ngaio Marsh
From the excellent Mysterious Press series ‘The 101 Greatest Films of Mystery and Suspense’, comes the story of the 1946 Lana Turner version of The Postman Always Rings Twice. Read my review of the James M. Cain book.
James M. Cain’s Double Indemnity has been translated into Persian and is to be released by the publisher Cheshmeh in Iran. See http://www.ibna.ir/vdcj8vevouqetiz.92fu.html
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The Postman Always Rings Twice James M. Cain First published in the US 1934 This edition 2005, Orion Books ISBN: 9780752861746 116 pages Score: 3/5 This is a short book with a very simple story. Frank and Cora, limited by poverty … Continue reading →