James M. Cain
Tautly narrated and excruciatingly suspenseful, Double Indemnity provides us an X-ray view of guilt, of duplicity, and of the type of obsessive, loveless love that devastates every thing it touches. First released in 1935, this novel reaffirmed James M. Cain as a virtuoso of the roman noir.
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