Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity

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A true crime masterpiece, and highly acclaimed 1940s movie DOUBLE INDEMNITY is the classic tale of an evil woman motivated by greed who corrupts a weak man motivated by lust. Walter Huff is an insurance investigator like any other until the day he meets the beautiful and dangerous Phyllis Nirdlinger and falls under her spell. Together they plot to kill her husband and split the insurance. It'll be the perfect murder ...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 12mm | 140.61g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0752864270
  • 9780752864273
  • 49,726

About James M. Cain

James M. Cain was born in Annapolis, Maryland, in 1892. Having served in the US Army in World War 1, he became a journalist in Baltimore and New York in the 1920s. He later worked as a screenwriter in Hollywood. Cain died in 1977.show more

Review quote

[A] fine idea for a series... They already have a superb noir backlist. but adding Philip K Dick's Minority Report and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? improves the mix. SCOTSMANshow more

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14,193 ratings
4.11 out of 5 stars
5 38% (5,375)
4 41% (5,763)
3 18% (2,522)
2 3% (426)
1 1% (107)
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