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James M. Cain and W. R. Burnett

Some of the most outstanding entries in the hardboiled genre were written by authors who are now considered to be "mainstream," such as W. R. Burnett and James M. Cain. Many of their novels were the basis for some of the most celebrated films noir, including Double Indemnity and The Postman Always Rings Twice.

Jealous Woman, by James M. Cain

The Postman Always Rings Twice, by James M. Cain

The Moth, by James M. Cain

Double Indemnity, by James M. Cain

Little Caesar, by W. R. Burnett

The Asphalt Jungle, by W.R. Burnett