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In Cold Blood by Truman Capote: Review

Something a bit different today, my first encounter with the ‘true-crime’ genre. I read this one as the result of a conversation I had with a lecturer about Harper Lee and Truman Capote’s relationship with one another and the pair have fascinated me ever since.  Title: In Cold Blood Author: Truman Capote Date published: January 1966 Pages:  Goodreads summary: 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…