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In Cold Blood : A True Account of a Multiple Murder and its Consequences, Paperback / softback Book

In Cold Blood : A True Account of a Multiple Murder and its Consequences Paperback / softback

Part of the Penguin Magnum Collection series

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Controversial and compelling, In Cold Blood reconstructs the murder in 1959 of a Kansas farmer, his wife and children.

Truman Capote's comprehensive study of the killings and subsequent investigation explores the circumstances surrounding this terrible crime and the effect it had on those involved.

At the centre of his study are the amoral young killers Perry Smith and Dick Hickcock, who, vividly drawn by Capote, are shown to be reprehensible, yet entirely and frighteningly human.

The book that made Capote's name, In Cold Blood is a seminal work of modern prose, a remarkable synthesis of journalistic skill and powerfully evocative narrative.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: True crime
  • ISBN: 9780141043081

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