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Double Indemnity My god, the utter callousness of it all It s not too spoilery to give you a summary of the book, however, if you intend to read Double Indemnity, I d suggest not reading the next two sentences SUMMARY A woman consults an insurance agent about taking out a special kind of insurance on her husband, the kind which sends up red flags for the agent, red flags which he ignores Seduced by the woman and greed, the insurance agent helps her co The novel begins with first person narrator Walter Huff reflecting back on the sequence of events that started when he remembered a renewal over in Hollywoodland We read That was how I came to this House of Death, that you ve been reading about in the papers It didn t look like a House of Death when I saw it It was just a Spanish house, like all the rest of them in California This sense of foreboding hangs over each and every sentence Alert my review contains what could be considered sp The novel begins with first person narrator Walter Huff reflecting back on the sequence of events that started when he remembered a renewal over in Hollywoodland We read That was how I came to this House of Tautly Narrated And Excruciatingly Suspenseful, Double Indemnity Gives Us An X Ray View Of Guilt, Of Duplicity, And Of The Kind Of Obsessive, Loveless Love That Devastates Everything It Touches First Published In 1935, This Novel Reaffirmed James M Cain As A Virtuoso Of The Roman Noir. What is it with this James Cain First, I tried reading The Postman Always Rings Twice to prepare for my civil service exam, but it was all about murder and didn t have anything at all about postal regulations Then I read Double Indemnity to try and become an insurance agent and once again, it s nothing but a guy getting busy with another man s wife and then plotting to kill him At least this one actually had some stuff about the insurance industry, and I did learn a bit about fraud Still, it What is it with this James Cain First, I tried reading The Postman Always Rings Twice to prepare for my civil service exam, but it was all about murder and didn t have anything at all about postal regulations Then I read Double Indemnity to try and become an insurance agent and once again, it s nothing but a guy getting busy with another man s wife and then plotting to kill him At least this one actually had some stuff about the insurance industry Walter Huff is an insurance salesman who gets mixed up with a man s attractive young wife and together they conspire to murder him While waiting for the heat to die down, Huff gets involved with the woman s stepdaughter and things spiral out of controlWhile I wouldn t go as far as to call this my favorite noir novel, it s definitely as good as, if not better than, The Postman Always Rings Twice Cain does a phenomenal job building the tension with his minimalist style It may only be 128 pag Walter Huff is an insurance salesman who gets mixed up with a man s attractive young wife and together they conspire to murder him While waiting for the heat to die down, Huff gets involved with the woman s stepdaughter and things spiral out of controlWhile I wouldn t go as far as to call this my favorite noir novel, it s definitely as good as, if not better than, The Postman Always Rings Twice Cain does a phenomenal job building the tension with his minimali To be honest with you, this book wasn t even on my radar I was having lunch with someone when we got around to talking about my love for Crime Mystery Fiction and they suggested this as their favorite of those type books Lo and behold, they have a copy of it and I read it that very day At only a little over 100 pages, it s easy to read and the fast pace of it makes it all fly by Oh, and not to mention that it really is that good Double Indemnity is about an insurance salesman who meets a wo To be honest with you, this book wasn t even on my radar I was having lunch with someone when we got around to talking about my love for Crime Mystery Fiction and they suggested this as their favorite of those type books Lo and behold, they have a copy of it and I read it that very day At only a little over 100 pages, it s easy to read and the fast pace of it makes it all fly by Oh, and not to mention that it really is that good Double Indemnity is about an insurance salesman who meets a woman interested in taking out accidental insurance on her husband His attraction to her clouds his usual judgement and next thing he knows he s wrapped up in a murder plot that just might do him in But it s not as simple as that It rarely ever is, right As love and loyalty to one s work complicated things even , this story becomes all that muchexciting There s affairs, death, family troubles,death, love, DEATHyeah, it s good I wasn t expecting to read this book, but it s going to be remembered as one One of the most tightly written books I ve ever read, by the godfather of the type of noir fiction that I love Not A Word Wasted In the book, Walter Huff goes to the Hollywood Hills to sell a car insurance renewal to Mr Nirdlinger But he gets caught up and starts falling hard for Mrs Nirdlinger, who doesn t waste any time asking about accident insurance We can pretty much guess where that leads But even though we know where this is going, like a car crash, we can t take our eyes away One of the most tightly written books I ve ever read, by the godfather of the type of noir fiction that I love Not A Word Wasted In the book, Walter Huff goes to the Hollywood Hills to sell a car insurance renew BkC12 DOUBLE INDEMNITY by James M Cain I liked the book better than the movie.I don t think I agree with myself on this one I like both book and movie, and the movie version is a wonderful treat available free on YouTube I ll put the two on a par.Rating 4.875 of fiveThe Book Report Yet again I feel like a fool offering a summary of a story doubtless extremely well known Young wife of older, boring man seeks life insurance for the coot from desperately smitten insurance agent His lust f BkC12 DOUBLE INDEMNITY by James M Cain I liked the book better than the movie.I don t think I agree with myself on this one I like both book and movie, and the movie version is a wonderful treat available free on YouTube I ll put the two on a par.Rating 4.875 of fiveThe Book Report Yet again I feel like a fool offering a summary of a story doubtless extremely well known Young wife of older, boring man seeks life insurance for the coot from desperately smitten i Double as good BOOK TO FILM I watched the film adaptation of Double Indemnity and I loved it I think that the look of the actress Barbara Stanwyck is the very definition of a femme fatale I am aware of other great examples like Rita Hayworth in Gilda, Lana Turner in The Postman always rings twice or Lauren Bacall in The Big Sleep to name a few, but when the term of femme fatale comes to mind, the image of Barbara Stanwyck in Double Indemnity is my first thought.When I watched for the first Double as good BOOK TO FILM I watched the film adaptation of Double Indemnity and I loved it I think that the look of the actress Barbara Stanwyck is the very definition of a femme fatale I am aware of other great examples like Rita Hayworth in Gilda, Lana Turner in The Postman always rings twice or Lauren Bacall in The Big Sleep to name a few, but when the term of femme fatale comes to mind, the image of Barbara Stanwyck in Double Indemnity is my first thought.When I watched for the first time the movie, it was shocking to see Fred MacMurray in this kind of movie, he did it masterfully, but my previous experience with him in acting was pretty much with his work on Disney related fi Ooh la lathe femme fatale Intelligent, gorgeous, self assured and drenched in enough sexual allure to stop a heart at 50 paces These cold, calculating foxes are nature s consummate predators, guaranteed to ensnare any man by his short and curlies faster and tighter than a rusty zipper In fact, the only adversarylikely to separate a man from his giblets is the femme bot toting high caliber machine gun jubblies Well, Double Indemnity has one of the most memorable of these vile, vexi Ooh la lathe femme fatale Intelligent, gorgeous, self assured and drenched in enough sexual allure to stop a heart at 50 paces These cold, calculating foxes are nature s consummate predators, guaranteed to ensnare any man by his short and curlies faster and tighter than a rusty zipper In fact, the only adversarylikely to separate a man from his giblets

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