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We Need to Talk About Kevin - Lionel Shriver
We Need to Talk About Kevin
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781582432670 (1582432678)
Publisher: Counterpoint
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
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Carmilla Reads
Carmilla Reads rated it
4.0 Motherhood angst x 1,000,000
The novel is written as a series of letters from the mother of mass murderer Kevin Khatchadourian to her husband. The mother is Eva Khatchadourian, and Armenian- American woman who loves to travel the world and built a business empire from travel books. The letters begin in 2000, two years after K...
sarah rated it
4.5 Lionel Shriver: We Need to Talk About Kevin
This book is excellent in every way. This was not the right time for me to read it. Even with the anxiety it caused in me, however, I couldn't put it down. Now that I have finished it, I wonder if I will pick it up again...perhaps once my kid has survived high school (touch-wood).
Read With ME (207)
Read With ME (207) rated it
5.0 We Need to Talk About Kevin
I really loved this book although I do question how realistic it actually was...can children really be born evil to the core, as I believe Kevin was in this novel? I'm not completely sure of the answer to that but this book certainly addresses the age old question of nature vs. nurture and leaves me...
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2.0 We Need to Talk About Kevin
Here's the thing. If I can't get past how a story is written, I am not going to enjoy it. At all. The way this book is set up just forced me to struggle through until the very end to get to the final pages of the book. With information parsed out to readers slowly, I think the author was hoping to b...
KizunaYueMichaelis rated it
Starts really slow. Or better said, it was a drag, to be honest. I was waiting impatiently for Kevin to be born. Eva's voice was OK but the way it was narrated... all over the place. It is when Kevin is born that things get interesting.The movie was good, but now that I've read the book, I think the...
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