In Cold Blood

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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 c ...Continua
Ha scritto il 27/05/19
Chilling, Fascinating and Astonishing
For a classic, true crime work, Capote does his best to create a suspenseful, and dramatic experience. He does this meticulously simply by elaborating on relevant and sometimes, not so relevant details. This, however, is the beauty of his style. Not...Continua
Cristina Mosca
Ha scritto il 09/10/17

bè è da sentirsi male in certi punti, e non perché ci siano descrizioni particolarmente crude ma per il crescendo della narrazione.

The King
Ha scritto il 22/06/16
It is warm too...
I started it hating this 'poor' murderers, however, I ended up feeling sympathy for them. Capote marvellously explores the characters, giving a chance to the readers to understand what did exactly happen in that house and, I'd say, in those lives too...Continua
Riccardo App
Ha scritto il 17/06/15
Che dire...


Ha scritto il 14/03/14
Un romanzo-verità nudo e crudo
Riconosco e stimo il fatto che ai tempi questo libro abbia introdotto nel mondo della letteratura un nuovo stile e un nuovo scopo, ma purtroppo non mi ha conquistata. E' un romanzo-verità nudo e crudo, che riporta scrupolosamente ogni piccolo dettagl...Continua

Ha scritto il Jun 14, 2015, 08:52
Perry O'Parsons had died without having ever lived. What was there to look forward to? He and Dick were "running a race without a finish line" - that was how it struck him.
Ha scritto il Nov 26, 2009, 14:57
Dewy had imagined that with the death of Smith and Hickock, he would experience a sense of climax, release, of a design justly completed. Instead, he discovered himself recalling an incident of almost a year ago, a casual encounter in Valley View Cem...Continua
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Ha scritto il Nov 19, 2009, 16:05
Sorrow and profound fatigue are at the heart of Dewy’s silence. It had been his ambition to learn exactly what happened in that house that night. Twice now he’d been told and the two versions were very much alike the only serious discrepancy being th...Continua
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Ha scritto il Nov 19, 2009, 16:05
You live until you die, and it doesn’t matter how you go; dead’s dead.
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Ha scritto il May 14, 2009, 16:19
(...) sono convinta che tu sia in grado di fare qualsiasi cosa tu decida di fare e farlo bene, ma cosa desideri fare, esattamente, e sei disposto a lavorare e a sforzarti onestamente di ottenere quello che desideri? Nulla di importante si ottiene fac...Continua
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