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  • James M. Cain
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  • 05 October 2017
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10 thoughts on “The Magician's Wife

  1. says:

    I get nostalgia for this type of rip roaring fun this on the verge of exploitation and then some yarn Scrumptious to see an immoral man he's got three different dames struggle And as a reader the prose is smooth only the coutroom scenes are stagnant the pace fast the surplus of scenes of domestic violence heavenly if you know your

  2. says:

    When you're serving up a storyline you've used over and over and over again it has to be perfect and this sadly isn't Cain was coasting on reputation by this point in his career and it sadly shows Femme Fatales are fine ch

  3. says:

    Double Indemnity is one of my all time favorite movies This has the same elements greed lust murder In fact this one would probably make a cracker jack film too On the page though something doesn't uite work for me Clay Lockwood is

  4. says:

    This noir mystery by the acclaimed novelist James Cain is intriguing but not one of his best A successful businessman becomes engaged in an illicit affair with a married woman When it becomes apparent she wants him to kill her husband so she may inherit his money he tries to break it off The woman's mother enters the narrative trying to get him to continue the affair Guess what her motivation is? Of course the busines

  5. says:

    Didn't uite match up to other books I have read by Cain I think the reason would be the main character There is v

  6. says:

    Man falls for a woman Turns out she's married and wants her husband out of the way permanently They come to an agreement Things go wrong In stark outline this reads like a retread of Double Indemnity It's a tribute to Cain's imagination and the

  7. says:

    OK so I’m a guy who likes happy endings and gets tired of that old adage ‘crime doesn’t pay’ but here we have the perfect set up for a happy ending butit doesn’t happenOtherwise this reads with the same suspense filled touch of romance flair of other James M Cain novels – I am glad that Mysterious Press has r

  8. says:

    I enjoyed this book and thought the plot was good It really showed the depths that someone would go to in the name of love In the end

  9. says:

    James M Cain is compellingly readable This was not one of his best novels but it still had some enjoyable moments I would say that this one is to be read only if you are a fan and would appreciate the work despite the literary stumble

  10. says:

    Written towards the end of Cain's life it doesn't compare to his earlier novels Extremely earnest and filled with histrionics

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The Magician's Wife

E inexorable process of wishes coming true the realization of which was always for Cain a terrifying concept. James M Cain is compellingly readable This was not one of his best novels but it still had some enjoyable moments I would say that this one is to be read only if you are a fan and would appreciate the work despite the literary stumble

Summary î E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ James M. Cain

Ve falls in love with the irresistible Sally Alexis wife of a professional magician Their story is one of th. Didn t uite match up to other books I have read by Cain I think the reason would be the main character There is very little interesting or likable about him Don t get me wrong a character could be evil or nasty but on one level or another there has to be an interesting draw An example of my point would be Begby from Trainspotting Porno too The character is a terrible human being But at least he is interesting Anyway without giving anything away the last 15 or so pages almost redeem the book especially the final paragraph Read it for the ending alone

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In The Magician's Wife Cain returns to his classic themes of lust and greed Clay Lockwood a business executi. When you re serving up a storyline you ve used over and over and over again it has to be perfect and this sadly isn t Cain was coasting on reputation by this point in his career and it sadly shows Femme Fatales are fine characters lust and greed are fine motivators but you can t just state your leads have the instant hots for each other have the man propose the day they meet seriously not just in a kidding way and then a few chapters later have him propose to the girls mother they same day he meets her the same day he realizes at last the truth in the old adage don t % crazy Especially when you re suppos


About the Author: James M. Cain

James Mallahan Cain July 1 1892–October 27 1977 was an American journalist and novelist Although Cain himself vehemently opposed labeling he is usually associated with the hard boiled school of American crime fiction and seen as one of the creators of the roman noirHe was born into an Irish Catholic family in Annapolis Maryland the son of a prominent educator and an opera singer He inh