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James M. Cain (1892–1977)

Autor(a) de The Postman Always Rings Twice

98+ Works 9,971 Membros 313 Reviews 25 Favorited

About the Author

Mystery writer James Mallahan Cain was born in Annapolis, Maryland, in 1892. He received his B.A. and M.A. from Washington College, and served in the military as editor-in-chief of the official newspaper of the 79th Division, American Expeditionary Forces. Cain worked as a staff reporter for the mostrar mais Baltimore Sun; he became a professor of journalism in the 1920s; he worked as a Hollywood screenwriter in the 1930s and 40s. Many of his stories, including Double Indemnity (1943), have been made into successful films. Joan Crawford won an Academy Award in 1945 for her portrayal of Cain's Mildred Pierce (1941). Cain's first novel, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1934), was said to have inspired Albert Camus' The Stranger, but offended sensibilities in the U.S. and was even tried for obscenity in Boston. The novel was eventually made into a movie in 1946, starring Lana Turner and again in 1981, with Jack Nicholson and Jessica Lange. In all, Cain authored eighteen books. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Séries

Obras de James M. Cain

The Postman Always Rings Twice (1934) 3,474 cópias
Double Indemnity (1936) 1,959 cópias
Mildred Pierce (1941) — Autor — 1,223 cópias
Serenade (1937) 346 cópias
The Cocktail Waitress (2012) 317 cópias
The Butterfly (1642) 178 cópias
Love's Lovely Counterfeit (1942) 167 cópias
Out of the Past [1947 film] (1947) — Writer — 93 cópias
The Root of His Evil (1951) 88 cópias
Past All Dishonor (1946) 87 cópias
Three of a Kind (1943) 87 cópias
Jealous Woman (1950) 68 cópias
The Moth (1948) 60 cópias
Galatea (1953) 56 cópias
Cloud Nine (1709) 54 cópias
Sinful Woman (1948) 54 cópias
Mignon (1953) 52 cópias
The Magician's Wife (1965) 51 cópias
The Complete Crime Stories (2015) 50 cópias
Rainbow's End (1975) 47 cópias
The Enchanted Isle (1985) 41 cópias
The Embezzler (1938) 40 cópias
Four Complete Novels (1934) 39 cópias
Mildred Pierce [2011 TV mini-series] (2011) — Autor — 35 cópias
The Institute (1976) 34 cópias
Tres novelas policíacas (2001) 8 cópias
Everybody Does it (1948) 8 cópias
60 years of journalism (1985) 6 cópias
American noir (2017) 3 cópias
Our Government (1930) 3 cópias
Dans la peau (1969) 2 cópias
Bloody cocktail (2016) 2 cópias
Three of Hearts (1949) 2 cópias
A Bad Woman (2015) 2 cópias
Pastorale 2 cópias
La femme jalouse (1984) 1 exemplar(es)
PAGOS A DOBRAR (PE2L45) 1 exemplar(es)
Carrera en Do mayor 1 exemplar(es)
The Crystal Battery 1 exemplar(es)
Dette de coeur (1983) 1 exemplar(es)
Cain James 1 exemplar(es)
La perverse (1984) 1 exemplar(es)
Le mécène (2000) 1 exemplar(es)
Der Defraudant 1 exemplar(es)
When Tomorrow Comes,film 1 exemplar(es)
Paradise 1 exemplar(es)
Dead Man [short story] (2021) 1 exemplar(es)
Brush Fire [Short story] 1 exemplar(es)
Sem título 1 exemplar(es)
HLa Ifiamma del peccato (1991) 1 exemplar(es)
Retour de flamme (1986) 1 exemplar(es)
Sinful Woman 1 exemplar(es)
Black Lizard 1 exemplar(es)
The Robbery 1 exemplar(es)
Au bout de l'arc-en-ciel (1981) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1930s and 40s (1997) — Contribuinte — 648 cópias
The Black Lizard Big Book of Pulps (2007) — Contribuinte — 537 cópias
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century (2000) — Contribuinte — 455 cópias
The Best American Noir of the Century (2010) — Contribuinte — 368 cópias
A Subtreasury of American Humor (1941) — Contribuinte — 277 cópias
Double Indemnity [1944 film] (1944) — Original novel — 243 cópias
The Mammoth Book of Pulp Fiction (1996) — Contribuinte — 235 cópias
Hard-Boiled: An Anthology of American Crime Stories (1995) — Contribuinte — 183 cópias
A Century of Great Suspense Stories (2001) — Contribuinte — 154 cópias
The Oxford Book of Villains (1992) — Contribuinte — 136 cópias
Mildred Pierce [1945 film] (1945) — Original novel — 128 cópias
The Postman Always Rings Twice [1946 film] (1946) — Original novel — 92 cópias
The Best American Humorous Short Stories (1945) — Contribuinte — 85 cópias
A Century of Noir: Thirty-two Classic Crime Stories (2002) — Contribuinte — 80 cópias
Ross Macdonald Selects Great Stories of Suspense (1974) — Contribuinte — 70 cópias
Pulp Fictions: Hardboiled Stories (1996) — Contribuinte — 70 cópias
14 Suspense Stories to Play Russian Roulette By (1945) — Contribuinte — 58 cópias
The Bedside Tales: A Gay Collection (1945) — Contribuinte — 46 cópias
Los Angeles Noir 2: The Classics (2010) — Contribuinte — 43 cópias
Antologia del Relato Policial (Aula de Literatura) (1991) — Contribuinte; Autor, algumas edições41 cópias
The Vintage Book of Classic Crime (1993) — Contribuinte — 34 cópias
Midnight Specials (1977) — Contribuinte — 34 cópias
Ossessione [1943 film] (1942) — Based on a novel by — 23 cópias
Continent's End: A Collection of California Writing (1944) — Contribuinte — 12 cópias
Tales for Males (1945) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias
Great Stories of Mystery and Suspense 1977 Volumes 1 & 2 (1977) — Contribuinte — 10 cópias
Mystery in the Mainstream: An Anthology of Literary Crimes (1986) — Contribuinte — 9 cópias
My Favorite Suspense Stories (1968) — Contribuinte — 8 cópias
Murder for the Millions (1946) — Contribuinte — 7 cópias
American Crime Stories (1991) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
The Culture of Violence (2002) 5 cópias
Slightly Scarlet [1956 film] (1956) — Original novel — 3 cópias
Great Tales of the Far West (1956) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Mens vi taler om djævelen .... : 19 gys (1977) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Alfred Hitchcock's Fireside Book of Suspense (1947) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Great Stories of Mystery and Suspense 1977 Volume 2 (1977)algumas edições2 cópias
150 anni in Giallo (1989) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
The Ethnic Image in Modern American Literature, 1900-1950 (1984) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
Appendici in giallo 1 (racconti) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)

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Detektivní román Pošťák vždycky zvoní dvakrát vyšel poprvé v roce 1934 v Bostonu a vzápětí byl zakázán pro přemíru násilí a erotiky. Přesto se jeho autor stal uznávaným prozaikem s osobitou vizí, popisující odvrácenou stranu Ameriky
 
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PDSS | outras 2 resenhas | May 21, 2024 |
Detektivní román Pošťák vždycky zvoní dvakrát vyšel poprvé v roce 1934 v Bostonu a vzápětí byl zakázán pro přemíru násilí a erotiky. Přesto se jeho autor stal uznávaným prozaikem s osobitou vizí, popisující odvrácenou stranu Ameriky a románem Pošťák zvoní vždycky dvakrát se inspiroval Camus při psaní svého románu Cizinec.
 
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PDSS | outras 2 resenhas | May 7, 2024 |
Ugh. I thought I’ve give hardboiled/noir a try again, but nope, I still don’t like it. Too grim for my tastes.
 
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electrascaife | outras 132 resenhas | May 6, 2024 |

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Obras
98
Also by
45
Membros
9,971
Popularidade
#2,387
Avaliação
3.8
Resenhas
313
ISBNs
411
Idiomas
19
Favorito
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