Book review: In Cold Blood by Truman Capote, 1966

Read in Abacus edition. This non-fiction novel (Capote’s term for it) describes the murder of the Clutter family, a mid-Western American family, and the subsequent arrest, conviction, and execution of their killers, Hickock and Smith. It’s a banal and senseless murder, and despite the meticulous way it is reconstructed by Capote he never really getsContinue reading “Book review: In Cold Blood by Truman Capote, 1966”