In Cold Blood
Publish date: October 7th 2006
Publisher: Transaction Large Print
Pages no: 426
Edition language: English
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 t...
Im Jahr 1959 wird im kleinen Ort Holcomb in Kansas die hochangesehene vierköpfige Familie Clutter in ihrem Haus ermordet aufgefunden. Wochen danach werden die beiden Täter gefasst und später an den Galgen gebracht. Der Autor Truman Capote recherchiert, setzt sich mit Tätern und Opfern auseinander un...
I don't think this is rate-able
I discovered this book through reading To Kill a Mockingbird namely because my bookclub mentioned that Harper Lee and Truman Capote were quite good friends (and Capote even dedicates this book to her at the beginning). Anyway, I also thought the title was really cool (and Capote sounded like he was ...
7/6 - The original true crime novel. These days the murder of a family during a home invasion isn't as shocking as it was when In Cold Blood was written, so the description of the crime, and the scene afterward, didn't really bother me. The preceding description of the Clutters' final hours was more...
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