Literary Precedents for Killshot

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Much of the novel probes the depths of the criminal psyche in a manner that recalls Truman Capote's In Cold Blood (1965), with the two criminals being remarkably close in their psychopathic orientation to Capote's pair. Leonard develops his novel in a manner that is close to Capote's journalistic realism.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Killshot from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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