The town of Holcomb, Kansas suffered a great lost, as the Clutter family residence which resided there were brutally murdered. Shotgun bullets killed four of them at point blank range to the face. Upon a brief investigation, almost no clues or motives were discovered for the crime.
Truman Capote introduces agony, empathy and suspense as he reconstructs the murder and the investigation which lead to the trial. As an insight into the realities, of American violence, In Cold Blood is a touching, sensitive novel.