Very good. Light creasing to cover, age-toning. Light price sticker residue, front. Mass-market (rack) paperback. B&W photo cover. Audience: Folks who like to be scared. Mystery / Suspense classic fiction: Pictured on cover are actors Jack Nicholson (playing the vagrant co-conspirator) and Jessica Lange (as the beautiful, sexy, bored wife). They plan to murder her restaurant-owner husband. Author James Cain (1892-1977), at 42 became an overnight sensation when this novel was first on the streets in 1934 (Knopf edition). It was banned in Boston, assuring sales. Author Albert Camus later said this book inspired and was the model for his "The Stranger". This title became a Paramount Picture with a David Mamet screenplay, directed by Bob Rafelson.
Fine. Fine paperback copy of "The Postman Always Rings Twice" by James M. Cain. 1st Vintage Books printing V-545 with a cover price of $2.25. Movie Tie-In Edition with cover photo of Jack Nicholson and Jessica Lange. Tight and clean. Enjoy this famous mystery, Cain's first book!
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