The Postman Always Rings Twice

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Start date Aug ; Sort Likes Forums Macs macOS macOS Catalina H heycal macrumors a original poster Jul Aug Do you folks use the mail app on your mac's I never have I primarily use Yahoo and Hotmail for my emailing needs with Yahoo being the primary one I have both in my. ”Stealing a man’s wife that’s nothing but stealing his car that’s larceny” John Garfield and Lana Turner in the 1946 movieFrank Chambers is a drifter a man who when life gets too heavy catches the next boxcar out of town or puts his thumb out on the nearest highway Being comfortable or achieving normalcy comes with too much responsibility He’d rather bum it than have anyone relying on him It all begins with a sandwich in a California diner on a road in the middle of nearly nowhere Nick “The Greek” Papadakis owns the diner and is in need of some help The Greek offers Frank a job which even though he is broke still sounds likewellwork Until he meets Cora ”Then I saw her She had been out back in the kitchen but she came in to gather up my dishes Except for the shape she really wasn’t a raving beauty but she had a sulky look to her and her lips stuck out in a way that made me want to mash them in for her”He takes the job Something sparks between them something desperate something twisted something so bad it is good The first time The Greek leaves them alone Frank is all over her ”I took her in my arms and mashed my mouth up against hers'Bite me Bite me'I bit her I sunk my teeth into her lips so deep I could feel the blood spurt into my mouth It was running down her neck when I carried her upstairs” The steamy kitchen scene from the 1981 movie starring Jessica Lange and Jack NicholsonThe pain they inflict on each other in that encounter is only the beginning of this passionate sadomasochistic relationship with unexpected moments of what could be termed romance ”Tomorrow night if I come back there’ll be kisses Lovely ones Frank Not drunken kisses Kisses with dreams in them Kisses that come from life not death”Which would all seem very sweet except for the fact that they are planning to kill The Greek Frank would have never had the ambition for such a deed on his own His idea is that they just take off become gypsies live off the land but Cora wants to be free and she also wants the diner She is a femme fatale “I ripped all her clothes off She twisted and turned slow so they would slip out from under her Then she closed her eyes and lay back on the pillow Her hair was falling over her shoulders in snaky curls Her eye was all black and her breasts weren’t drawn up and pointing up at me but soft and spread out in two big pink splotches She looked like the great grandmother of every whore in the world The devil got his money’s worth that night” 1946 poster for the movieFrank is caught up in this woman who is game for anything She lets him do things to her that would have most any other woman screaming for help It is hard to determine if Cora actually had any feelings for Frank or for The Greek Certainly The Greek and Frank liked each other than Cora liked either of them Was she playing the game she had to play to get the accomplice she needed? Was the perversion of their relationship something she needed as well? The Greek was too old for her but Frank as it turns out was not who she needed either The trial seuence is convoluted crafty and artful as their attorney builds this elaborate defense designed to defeat his frenemy the prosecutor He doesn’t care if they are guilty He only cares about winning Frank turns on Cora; Cora turns on Frank another form of foreplay? which is all part of the defense attorney's plan to set them free The ending of the novel certainly seems a commentary by James M Cain that people do not escape their guilts nor their destinies One of the suggestive movie posters from 1981There has been much puzzlement over the title because there is no postman involved in the story or anything that would readily suggest a reason for the title I’ve been doing some research and it seems that the most logical explanation that people have come up with is that in this time period when the postman delivered the mail he would ring the bell on the house once but if he had a telegram he would ring twice Telegrams were expensive and to receive one generally meant that something bad has happened The title probably made sense to people in 1934 than it does to us today If we accept this explanation then Cain is warning his audience that nothing good is coming This is a terrific noir novel a prime example of the genre This book and this writer have certainly had an enduring impact on not only the hard boiled mystery novel but also on literature and Hollywood The book has been filmed seven times with most people agreeing that the 1946 version with John Garfield and Lana Turner was the best The book was banned in Boston for being too sexually violent There were several scenes that even by contemporary standards had me suirming due to the graphic nature but I was also reading with a certain amount of awe at the audacity of an author trying to depict the very real dark aspects of a deranged desperate relationship HIGHLY RECOMMENDEDIf you wish to see of my most recent book and movie reviews visit also have a Facebook blogger page at Talk about false advertising I read this thinking it was a manual for postal employees that I could use to study for civil service exam But it was just a story about some guy who starts sleeping with another man’s wife and then they decide to kill the husband It was a pretty good book but I flunked the test when there weren’t any uestions about plotting a homicide Oh and that Kevin Costner movie didn’t help either The Postman Always Rings Twice James MMallahan Cain 1892 1977The Postman Always Rings Twice is a 1934 crime novel by James M Cain The novel was successful and notorious upon publication It is regarded as one of the important crime novels of the 20th century Fast moving and brief only about 100 pages long depending on the edition the novel's mix of sexuality and violence was startling in its time and caused it to be banned in Boston The story is narrated in the first person by Frank Chambers a young drifter who stops at a rural California diner for a meal and ends up working there The diner is operated by a beautiful young woman Cora and her much older husband Nick Papadakis sometimes called the Greek عنوانها پستچی همیشه دوبار در میزند؛ پستچی همیشه دوبار زنگ میزند؛ اثر جیمز ام کین؛ تاریخ نخستین خوانش روز دوم ماه دسامبر سال 2013 میلادیعنوان پستچی همیشه دوبار در میزند؛ اثر جیمز ام کین؛ مترجم مرجان بخت مینو؛ مشخصات نشر کرج، مینو، 1392، در 156 ص، شابک 9786005848519؛ موضوع داستانهای نویسندگان انگلیسی، سده 20 معنوان پستچی همیشه دوبار زنگ میزند؛ اثر جیمز ام کین؛ مترجم بهرنگ رجبی؛ مشخصات نشر تهران، چشمه، 1393، در 140 ص، شابک 9786002290267؛عنوان پستچی همیشه دوبار زنگ میزند؛ اثر جیمز ام کین؛ مترجم سرود؛ مشخصات نشر انتشارات کانون دنیا و هنر، در 92 ص، شابک نداردفرانک چمبرز، ولگردی ار اهالی کالیفرنیا، یکروز برای سیر کردن خود، وارد رستورانی بین‌ جاده‌ ای می‌شود، و در آنجا با سرهم کردن دروغی غذا می‌خورَد صاحب رستوران که به دنبال کارگری می‌گردد، به او پیشنهاد کار می‌دهد چمبرز علاقه‌ ای به ماندن ندارد، ولی با دیدن زن صاحب رستوران کورا، به او علاقه‌مند می‌شود، و تصمیم می‌گیرد، تا پیشنهاد کار را بپذیرد پس از مدتی و با دوطرفه‌ شدن علاقه، کورا و فرانک تصمیم می‌گیرند تا به نحوی شوهر کورا را به قتل برسانند و ا شربیانی James M Cain's The Postman Always Rings Twice is a fun racy hard boiled crime noir classic First published in 1934 and banned in many places for its provocative scenes the novella is a fun read full of memorable scenes Albert Camus used this story as his basis for The Stranger propelling Cain into the limelight Later Cain wrote Double Indemnity cementing his place as a successful noir writer Yet it is for Postman that he is best remembered Frank Chambers is a con artist and a bum who is unable to remain in the same city long enough to settle down His wanderings have gotten him into trouble with the law at many of his stops and finally he is looking to start anew or so he has us believe Outside of Los Angeles he stops at Nick Papadakis' roadside restaurant and enjoys it so much that Papadakis offers him a job The real reason Chambers desires employment Papadakis' lusty wife Cora who Chambers is determined to have for himself It turns out that Cora is as much of a scamp as Frank is The two were meant for each other and they develop one crazy scam after another in an attempt to get Nick out of the picture Papadakis is a hard working Greek immigrant who is determined to achieve the American dream Even his roadside stop is a melding of Greek and American culture and one feels sorry for him in his role in this story Yet Nick's plight matters little to Frank and Cora as they work hard to get him out of the picture and cash in on his success The novella reads fast to see where these hare brained schemes lead the couple The protagonists end up in and out of trouble with the police as they work to get both Nick out of the way and the cops off their tale In the interim there are many steamy bedroom scenes for which this novella was originally banned Between the bedroom moments and run ins with the cops Cain has created a memorable story that will remain as a classic in noir literature It was a fast fun read for an afternoon and a solid 4 stars I should be embarrassed by how much fun I had reading this but I'm not Instead I feel like I've knocked back five Cuban coffees or finally had that fantasy tryst with the Fiennes brothersWow am I ampedThis is my second James M Cain novel the first being Mildred Pierce—which I immediately read twice and I'm just swooning over the overdrive over the moon over the top uality of the writing here There is NOTHING in this skinny novel that screams this will work for you uite the opposite There's almost ZERO character development the dialogue is almost laughable and the plot just keeps picking you up and ploinking you down wherever it wants you to be beyond reason And yet it works It works It works Well it certainly worked for meThis is Frank's story his story of what happens between him and some dame a dame name Cora whose “lips stuck out in a way that made him want to mash them in for her”He wants to mash them in? Her lips? Wha?? That's so violentAnd Cora wants him to mash them in too and she wants him to sock her and rip her and I SHOULD BE TERRIBLY OFFENDED But I'm not I realized uickly that I shouldn't waste my time wondering if this 1934 noir thriller is misogynistic It's not the point Neither is the violence which is silly by today's standards anywayTo appreciate this story you've got to just sit back and enjoy the rideThis is a story of two sick motherfuckers on a fast paced outlandish journey and I delighted at every moment of its overdone illogical plot I literally screamed out in disappointment when I arrived far too uickly at the last pageDang it Don't take my fun away Sob Don't take my fun away James M Cain is a 20th century author whose celebrated works feel alive and deadly like a black mamba in the wild instead of one stuffed in a museum Published in 1934 The Postman Always Rings Twice can be read in almost the time the bite from a poisonous snake would be fatal without the paralysis What's exciting and often terrifying about Cain's stories are how little it takes for ordinary seemingly decent Californians to barrel down the highway of self destruction A sprinkle of laziness a jolt of lust and no greed than most of us have within us is all it takes The story is the first person account of Frank Chambers a twenty four year old rambler rambling north from Tia Juana in a hay truck Tossed out twenty miles from Los Angeles with nothing but the clothes on his back and a consolation cigarette Frank stops at a roadside sandwich joint called Twin Oaks Tavern conning his way into a meal courtesy Nick Papadakis the gregarious Greek who owns the place Mr Papadakis is desperate to hire a good man to run the filling station and help around the tavern Frank informs the Greek he's mulling propositions and will get back to himFrank's future firms up when he meets the Greek's wife Cora Sulky and dark haired Cora runs the kitchen with a massive chip on her shoulder resentful that people like Frank might think her to be Greek or Mexican instead of white Frank is so wound up by Cora that he can't keep his food down When a wind storm knocks down the tavern's bulb sign Frank sells his boss on going to town to have a neon one made Alone with Cora for the first time Frank locks the lunchroom and grabs his boss's wife by the arm Unsatisfied by Frank merely mashing her lips Cora tells him to bite them Then they head upstairs One day the Greek heard there was a guy up the road undercutting him on gas He jumped in the car to go see about it I was in my room when he drove off and I turned around to dive down in the kitchen But she was already there standing in the doorI went over and looked at her mouth It was the first chance I had had to see how it was The swelling was all gone but you could still see the tooth marks little blue creases on both lips I touched them with my fingers They were soft and damp I kissed them but not hard They were little soft kisses I had never thought about them before She stayed until the Greek came back about an hour We didn't do anything We just lay on the bed She kept rumpling my hair and looking up at the ceiling like she was thinkingYou like blueberry pie?I don't know Yeah I guess soI'll make you someCora Papadakis née Smith reveals to Frank that she came to LA by way of Des Moines Like many she gave up on a career in pictures and ended up in a hash house where the Greek rescued her Feeling the call of the road Frank asks his boss's wife to run away with him but for Cora the road only leads back to the hash house She has a better idea and asks Frank to help her Improvising a blackjack out of a sugar bag and ball bearings Frank has Cora knock the Greek unconscious during his Saturday night wash At the moment she's to push him under and drown him a state cop catches Frank in his headlights outside the tavern and stopsRealizing a drowned husband would look too conspicuous now Frank has Cora phone an ambulance The lovers get lucky when a cat fried itself on the fuse box and cut electricity at the moment the Greek felt himself knocked out The fuse box and dead cat also satisfies the curiosity of the state cop suspicious of Frank's behavior and his story Scared off by how close they came to getting caught Frank hits the road again After stopping in San Bernardino to hustle pool he runs into Mr Papadakis a bit sore at Frank for running out on him but as gregarious as ever Unable to get Cora off his mind Frank returns to work at the tavernPuffed up by his press coverage Mr Papadakis invites both his wife and Frank on a trip to Santa Barbara Still at impasse over whether to hit the road or knock off the Greek the lovers switch gears Instead of plotting the perfect murder they plan one so incriminating that they just might get away with it The vehicle rollover made to look like the Greek broke his neck also breaks Frank's arm but the DA doesn't buy it discovering that Papadakis took out a big insurance policy on himself before the accident It turns out that keeping the truth from a jury is simple compared to Frank and Cora keeping the truth from each other I ripped all her clothes off She twisted and turned slow so they would slip out from under her Then she closed her eyes and lay back on the pillow Her hair was falling over her shoulders i snaky curls Her eye was all black and her breasts weren't drawn up and pointing up and me but soft and spread out in two pink splotches She looked like the great grandmother of every whore in the world The devil got his money's worth that nightWe kept that up for six months We kept it up and it was always the same way We'd have a fight and I'd reach for the bottle What he had the fights about was going away We couldn't leave the state until the suspended sentence was up but after that I meant we should blow I didn't tell her but I wanted her a long way from Sackett I was afraid if she got sore at me for something she'd go off her nut and spill it like she had that other time after the arraignment I didn't trust her for a minute At first she was all hot for going too specially when I got talking about Hawaii and the South Seas but then the money began to roll inThe uality that appeals to me most about The Postman Always Rings Twice aside from the terrific title which has no correlation to the story and might've simply been something Cain overheard and thought would look good in print is how harrowing it is Set during the Great Depression the story reflects a time when young men hit the road with no idea where their next meal would come from and young women were trapped in marriages they could no walk out on than they could become tramps themselves Living moment to moment desperately anything can happen A masterful wordsmith Cain puts the reader right there I caught a ride to San Bernardino It's a railroad town and I was going to hop a freight east But I didn't do it I ran into a guy in a poolroom and began playing him one ball in the side He was the greatest job in the way of a sucker that God ever turned out because he had a friend that could really play The only trouble with him was he couldn't play good enough I hung around with the pair of them a couple of weeks and took 250 off them all they had and then I had to beat it out of town uickI caught a truck for Mexicali and then I got to thinking about my 250 and how with that much money we could go to the beach and sell hot dogs or something until we got a stake to take a crack at something bigger So I dropped off and caught a ride back to Glendale I began hanging around the market where they bought their stuff hoping I would bump into her I even called her up a couple of times but the Greek answered and I had to make out it was a wrong numberRather than need to be dusted off Cain taps into urges I related to Restlessness lust greed drunkenness love His story surges forward on these emotions bottlenecking with a few pages of inside detail about insurance companies that Cora's attorney dumps on Frank Cain rebounds with a climax that had my heart in my throat His haunting tale has provided the source material for two US film versions one in 1946 starring Lana Turner and John Garfield and the other in 1981 starring Jack Nicholson and Jessica Lange Both Cain's novella and its two films were notorious at the time but are only mildly erotic by today's standardsLength 28561 words Don't you love it when something you've heard about for ages turns out to be really good but in a delightfully different way than expected? What do you mean no? Go to hellI've been laboring under the misapprehension that this was a play about a killer mail carrier Maybe that's because I grew up in a time when the phrase going postal was coined In a sidebar Isn't it great how the English language is still evolving to incorporate new words and phrases? My mother had just recently joined the ranks of those crazy bastards and as the years progressed her bouts with pms turned our house into the Rumble in the Jungle once a month so I readily expected her to go fully postal Anyway I'm getting sidetracked It turns out the title is just allegorical The Postman Always Rings Twice is a taut noir about a drifter who thinks he's the sharpest knife in the draw He snatches up a job in one of those highwayside nothings that you can still find out there in the California desert near the Arizona border The drifter latches on to the wife of the goodly Greek gas stationdiner owner The wife hasn't realized her western dreams The drifter is always looking for some easy scratch A plot is hatched and nothing goes as you think it will That's the beauty of this aging novel the surprises it still holds after all these years After all the pulp crime dramas churned out for decade upon decade now The Postman Always Ring Twice can still ring yer bell toots An astounding achievement of 20th century Feminism Psych It's absolutely the opposite of thatTaut tense and with a lightning speed pace this is a seminal work by Cain Its also a bit elementary less wordy than the similar noir The Butterfly though not as epic or precious or memorable as my personal favorite Mildred Pierce 4 Stars ANOTHER good one by CainANOTHER surprise endingI vaguely remember the movie with Nicholson and Lange as being hot and steamy but the words we did plenty is about as hot and steamy as it gets here in THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICECain sure could write hard boiled crime though and crime is what you get plenty of in this 1934 classicZoomed right through it DesensitizedI think that’s why James M Cain’s important 1934 crime novella is not relevant today After decades of infidelity and violence the shocking events Cain describes are just not as disturbing now as they were in the 30s When this came out there were charges of obscenity and the book was banned in some locations These days flip a few channels on TV and you’ll see worse Hell kids are playing games where there are sexuality and violenceBut back in the day this was edgy and original and dangerous Cain’s minimalistic tale of deceit and clandestine brutality influenced scores of novels and media since This has been adopted to film seven times I saw the 1981 version starring Jack Nicholson and Jessica Lange and I thought it was mildly pornographic From ‘81 til now even that description has been dilutedStill a good story and worth the small investment in time approximately 100 pages to read some very early and influential noir

The Postman Always Rings Twice eBook ¸ The Postman
  • Hardcover
  • 116 pages
  • The Postman Always Rings Twice
  • James M. Cain
  • English
  • 09 September 2016
  • 9780752861746