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postman always rings twice

Stephen Paulus

postman always rings twice

opera in two acts

by Stephen Paulus

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Published by European American Music Corp. in [Totowa, N.J.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Operas -- Librettos

  • Edition Notes

    Libretto.

    Statementmusic by Stephen Paulus ; libretto by Colin Graham ; after the novel by James M. Cain.
    ContributionsGraham, Colin, 1931-, Cain, James M. 1892-1977.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML50.P3342 P67 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1356215M
    LC Control Number92248668


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* Please note the royalty rate listed is the minimum royalty rate per. The Postman Always Rings Twice was Cain’s first novel and came to stand as his finest work of is both classical Cain, with its hard-boiled, first-person narrative of a wrenching love.

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The Postman always Rings Twice roars along menacingly. The nicest figure in the book is Nick, while self-loathing Cora (only briefly redeemed) and the narrator without a conscience (until it's too late) are grim, dark figures. The lovers don't mince words, which is refreshing (and shocking), and the scenes between them are all very good.

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First published in and banned in Boston for its explosive mixture of violence and eroticism, The Postman Always Rings Twice is a classic of the roman noir.

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Cain tells the story of Cora, who has married a much older man for financial security, and Frank, the veteran drifter who stops at .I think that they helped a lot. They deviate a little bit from the book but that is to be expected.

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Cain. This adaptation of the novel features.