Not only can you get your literary passport stamped twice with Hemingway's romp through Paris and Pamplona, but you can enjoy an immersive mood piece about the highs and lows of drunken, rambling youth.
In Cold Blood is a non-fiction book first published in written by American author Truman Capote; it details the 1959 murders of Herbert Clutter, a farmer from Holcomb, Kansas, his wife, and two of their four children.
When I went home this Christmas I was so delighted to come across this old book, which I got shortly after graduating from university. It felt like catching up with an old friend and I wanted to hug Melquiades, Colonel Aureliano and Rebeca with her bones rattling in a bag all over again. / MH