The Postman Always Rings Twice is a classic noir, mystery novel by James M. Cain. First published in 1934, the book became notorious for its graphic sexual and violent scenes, thus becoming banned in Boston. It’s a fast-paced and engaging read which became the bases of several movies and the inspiration for Albert Camus’s novel “The Stranger”. Read my review about the two things I liked and the two I didn’t quite enjoy about The Postman Always Rings Twice.
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Check out my review of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods, a bestselling, sci-fi, fantasy novel that was turned into a series on STARZ. http://www.mbkeen.com/american-gods/
Also, stay tuned, because I’m starting a bookclub! Let me know if you’d want to join. I’ll be on the look out for fun and thought-provoking reads, suggestions are welcome. Have a great week!
In a town along the Caribbean, during a time when the Cholera epidemic had not yet fully abated, Florentino Ariza, a simple young man who works in the post office, and Fermina Daza, the daughter of a suspiciously wealthy man, fall in forbidden love. But their romance is short lived. After Lorenzo, Fermina’s father finds out about the innocent letters exchanged between his daughter and a common boy, he forbids the relationship and does everything in his power to prevent it from flourishing including marrying his daughter to the wealthy doctor Juvinal Urbino.
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Have you guys read Gone Girl? It’s an amazing book that hooked me till the end. It’s unexpected in so many ways. And even though many complained about the ending, which I saw coming by the way, I thought it only gave the book a little more “shock factor”. So, I picked up a few quotes from this intelligent read that I would like to share with you. This one is my first, and it completely pacifies me during my sleepless nights.