Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-661-9
# of Pages: 300
# of Volumes: 1
Print List Price: $105
e-ISBN: 978-1-64265-662-6
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Critical Insights: In Cold Blood

September 2020

Truman Capote’s compelling and harrowing account of the murder of the Clutter family and the subsequent trial and execution of the killers made a huge impact when first published in 1965, and continues to provoke controversy, find readers, and generate critical debate. This volume offers a rich range of perspectives on Capote’s major work, exploring it as a “non-fiction novel” and as a “true crime” story, tracing its reception by reviewers, critics and the general public, discussing its impact on the real-life community and individuals it describes, and examining the crucial ethical, judicial and penal issues it raises