'Say, John Safran,' he says.
'Yes?' I say.
'I can get you killed from right behind this door, man. Real talk.'
'You can get me killed from behind your door?'
'Real talk,' he says. 'I can get your ass killed from behind this door, if you playin'.
The internationally acclaimed true-crime story you have to hear to believe.
Taking us places only John Safran can, Murder in Mississippi paints an engrossing, revealing portrait of a dead man, his murderer, the place they lived and the process of trying to find out the truth about anything.
"The elegance of this book is that its axis is a resounding 'perhaps'... It is this moral ambivalence that draws readers to the true crime genre, and Safran nails it!" (Weekend Australian)
"Mississippi is like a trampoline for [Safran's] eccentricities. But the form and content of the story bring out an unfamiliar side of him." (Sydney Morning Herald)
"A winning combination of memoir, true crime and gonzo journalism...a compulsive summer read." (Sunday Mail)
"Funny and gripping and wonderfully weird.... It's a tremendous book. I can't praise it too highly." (Louis Theroux)
"Witty, insightful, compelling - In Cold Blood for our generation." (Eddie Perfect)
"[Safran] has written a marvellous book which I cannot put down." (Melbourne Observer)
"Now I know what to recommend people who liked Them." (Jon Ronson, author of The Men Who Stare at Goats and The Psychopath Test)
"Stunning." (Men's Style)
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