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"In Cold Blood" Book & Movie: Differences and Similarities

From the real life story which affected the nation in November 1959, “In Cold Blood” by Truman Capote became an interesting, nonfiction novel which was intended for those who study psychology, journalism and investigations. 307 more words

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The American Dream

     I’m sure the whole of Holcomb would agree that the Clutter family was indeed an idealised American family living the idealised American dream. There was no doubt that they were each of good repute and were admired for their individual qualities. 428 more words

Should we be sympathetic towards Perry?

Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood, is an enthralling novel, which vividly portrays the lives of the murderers’ instead of the victims, as one would expect. One of the murderers is a man named Perry Edward Smith. 430 more words

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Gaming Heroes: Revolution Software

When it comes to favourite genres of videogames, I tend to be at the extremes. On the one hand, I love shoot em ups (although I’m generally quite rubbish at them). 785 more words

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IN COLD BLOOD by Truman Capote

Published: Penguin Classis, 2000 (Original: Random House, 1966)

My Rating: 5/5

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‘But, no, he was imagining too much. Dick would never do that – ‘spill his guts’. 263 more words

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town (Grisham)

I was working backstage at a theatre and had a long break near the end of the show. For some reason, probably because I’d heard of it and it had been on my shelf for a while, I started reading  105 more words

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Breakfast At Tiffany's

Breakfast At Tiffany’s truly captures the frivolous nature of life in New York during the Second World War. This captivating novella explores the (mis)adventures of a certain Holly Golightly, a character shrouded in mystery as much as a pervasive aura of seductive and light-hearted sovereignty, and her relationship with the narrator, a young author trying to publish his work in the rapidly-emerging modern world. 169 more words

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