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The Postman Always Rings Twice The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain
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“Love, when you get fear in it, it's not love any more. It's hate.”
James M. Cain, The Postman Always Rings Twice
“Stealing a man's wife, that's nothing, but stealing his car, that's larceny.”
James M. Cain, The Postman Always Rings Twice
“I kissed her. Her eyes were shining up at me like two blue stars. It was like being in church.”
James M. Cain, The Postman Always Rings Twice
“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.”
James M. Cain, The Postman Always Rings Twice
“They threw me off the haytruck about noon.”
James M. Cain, The Postman Always Rings Twice
“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.”
James M. Cain, The Postman Always Rings Twice
“O.K."
"Gee I'm glad."
"Me too. I'm so sick of hot dogs and beer and apple pie with cheese on the side I could heave it all in the river."
"You'll love it, Frank. We'll get a place up in the mountains, where it's cool, and then, after I get my act ready, we can go all over the world with it. Go as we please, do as we please, and have plenty of money to spend. Have you got a little bit of gypsy in you?"
"Gypsy? I had rings in my ears when I was born.”
James M. Cain, The Postman Always Rings Twice
“She looked like the great grandmother of every whore in the world. The devil got his money's worth that night.”
James M. Cain, The Postman Always Rings Twice
“We’re just two punks, Frank. God kissed us on the brow that night. He gave us all that two people can ever have and we just weren’t the kind that could have it. [I]t’s a big airplane engine, that takes you through the sky, right up to the top of the mountain. But when you put it in a Ford, it just shakes it to pieces. That’s what we are, Frank, a couple of Fords.”
James M. Cain, The Postman Always Rings Twice
“En realidad, lo único que quise en este mundo fue a ella. Pero eso es bastante. No creo que muchas mujeres consigan ni siquiera eso.”
James M. Cain, The Postman Always Rings Twice
“Just you and me and the road. Just a couple of tramps, just a couple of gypsies, that's it, but we'll be together.”
James M. Cain, The Postman Always Rings Twice