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In Cold Blood


Engels | 352 pagina's

9780141182575

Paperback / softback


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Controversial and compelling, In Cold Blood reconstructs the murder in 1959 of a Kansas farmer, his wife and both their 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.<BR>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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'The American dream turning into the American nightmare ... a remarkable book' Tony Tanner, Spectator
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 Hickock, 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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EAN :9780141182575
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Uitgever :Van Ditmar Boekenimport B.V.
Uitvoering :Paperback / softback
common.Language :Engels
Hoogte :198 mm
Breedte :129 mm
Dikte :23 mm
Gewicht :262 gr
Status : Bestelbaar
Aantal pagina's :352
Reeks :  Penguin Modern Classics