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In Cold Blood by Truman Capote is a great nonfiction novel about the savage murders of four people It is A great novel for many reasons but the main one is because it is true It is nonfiction Capote actually went out and investigated all aspects of the murder He captures every moment of the crime This being a non-fiction book you would think it would be just cold facts and impersonal information Capote however chooses to break away from the norm telling the story in an engaging suspenseful novel format He brings the murderers to life You get to know them and care about them They are not just characters in a story they are actual people with emotions and with feelings Capote delves into the murderers minds and shows their desires urges and wants In every page you get deeper into their minds Capote brings human qualities to two men that would otherwise be considered inhuman Not only does he bring the murderers to life he also brings the victims and their town to life He researches their background and reconstructs how their life was before the murder You feel the terror of the family You feel for their friends and feel how shaken and insecure the town is The way the book is written is also great Capote keeps you in suspense not because you do not know who killed the Clutters but how He does not divulge the way the murder happened He waits until the murderers confess it Since you get to go into the minds of the murderers you start to feel sympathy for them You dont see them as cold-blooded murderers Through all this Capote remains objective This way of writing gives you a whole new perspective on the way you look at crime This is why it
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