Little more than a curio for those interested in the author.
A very long, slow build to this story doesn't really pay off in character, plot or fun-noir terms. Read more
Ole!! You have to think of this book with its absurd plot as a comedy. Otherwise, well, it is the male equivalent of the lesbian psychopath. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Allen Horne
Cain's skill and plotting show in this fine book.
This reader found this book impossible to put down. Read more
This is not the usual passion/murder that Cain had done so well. There is passion and a murder but without Cain's suspense and depth of emotion. Read morePublished on April 5, 2013 by Phillip Frey
Fantastic evocation of down and out-er in Mexico; but the plot becomes so unbelieveable insofar as a hobo miraculously becomes a Hollywood star only to scorn a 3 movie contract for... Read morePublished on October 6, 2010 by J. Rodeck
'Serenade' is one of the oddest books I've read, and unfortunately it is not among the author's better efforts. Read morePublished on July 9, 2009 by lazza
Taken in parts or out of the context of when it was written, this book could offend some sensibilities. Read morePublished on November 9, 2003 by Damian P. Gadal