In Cold Blood

Truman Capote
National Bestseller On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. There was no apparent motive for the crime, and there were almost no clues. As Truman Capote reconstructs the murder and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers, he generates both mesmerizing suspense and astonishing empathy. In Cold Blood is a work that transcends its moment, yielding poignant insights into the nature of American violence.

Reviews

Reviewed: 2021-07-22
4
Reviewed: 2021-04-10
Fiction based on a true crime, the killings of the Clutter family in Holcomb, Kansas
Reviewed: 2018-09-22
Really really great writing. The descriptions were spot on, the development of the characters of both victims and villains was superb.
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