“We Need To Talk About Kevin” – Lionel Shriver: A Book Review


Check out my latest book review on Lionel Shriver’s epistolary novel “We Need to Talk About Kevin.”  A haunting read, it forces parents and society to answer questions about children.  It is a sociopsychological suspense that entrenches its reader from conception on.  For the full review here.  Please read an exerpt below;

“Shriver succeeds with this novel by providing many instances throughout where it is left up to the reader to argue whether it was Eva’s fault that Kevin turned out the way he did, or if Kevin, was born evil. Her focus on this theme is demonstrated by the characters themselves; Eva, and her ambivalence toward motherhood, Frankin, the high hope, “my child can do no wrong”, optimist, Kevin, the antithesis to a loving child.   The characters themselves are so well developed that you will feel yourself being pulled into the story…”

We Need to Talk About Kevin - Lionel Shriver


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