The Postman Always Rings Twice

Not too many folks remember James M. Cain, the hard-boiled novelist who had a string of best-sellers in the 1930s.  His stories featured ordinary people caught in extraordinary circumstances.  There was always a subtext of a moral in his fiction.  For example, in the celebrated novel,The Postman Always Rings Twice, Cain is hinting at the moral cost of our choices.

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