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De postbode belt altijd tweemaal

James M. Cain (author)

De postbode belt altijd tweemaal

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Grootdruk; 160
Title
De postbode belt altijd tweemaal
Author
James M. Cain
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The postman always rings twice
Publisher
Eindhoven: Grootdruk-Uitgeverij, 1982
197 p.

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About James M. Cain

James Mallahan Cain (July 1, 1892 – October 27, 1977) was an American author and journalist. Cain vehemently opposed labeling, but he is usually associated with the hardboiled school of American crime fiction and is seen as one of the creators of the roman noir. His crime novels The Postman Always Rings Twice (1934), Serenade (1937), Mildred Pierce (1941) and Double Indemnity (1936, 1943) became well known movies.

Early life

Cain was born into an Irish Catholic family in Annapolis, Maryland. The son of an educator and a failed opera singer, he inherited a love of music from his mother, but his hopes of a career as a singer were thwarted when she told him that his voice was not good enough. The family moved to Chestertown, Maryland, in 1903. In 1910, Cain graduated from Washington College, where his father, James W. Cain, served as president. By 1914, Cain had deci…Read more on Wikipedia