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London SYP Book Club – July 2017 – In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Book: 'In Cold Blood' by Truman Capote

Genre: Journalism

Venue: Mabel's Bar and Kitchen, Covent Garden

Date: Monday 17th July

Synopsis: 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 clues.

As Truman Capote reconstructs the murder and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers, he generates both mesmerizing suspense and astonishing empathy. In Cold Blood is a work that transcends its moment, yielding poignant insights into the nature of American violence.

Details

Date:
July 17
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Organiser

SYP London Bookclub
Email:
londonbookclub@thesyp.org.uk

Venue

Mabel’s Bar
Covent Garden Market, 29-30 Maiden Lane
London, WC2E 7JS United Kingdom
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