In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

In Cold Blood

Truman Capote

343 pages first pub 1965 (editions)

nonfiction classics true crime dark mysterious tense slow-paced


The most famous true crime novel of all time and one of the first non-fiction novels ever written; In Cold Blood is the bestseller that haunted its author long after he finished writing it.On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas...

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dark 90%
tense 46%
informative 45%
sad 42%
mysterious 35%
reflective 30%
emotional 28%
challenging 27%
adventurous 5%


slow 51%
medium 42%
fast 5%

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