We Need To Talk About Kevin
By Lionel Shriver
Eva never really wanted to be a mother; certainly not the mother of the unlovable boy who murdered seven of his fellow high school students, a cafeteria worker and a teacher who tried to befriend him. Now, two years later, it is time for her to come to terms with marriage, career, family, parenthood and Kevin’s horrific rampage.Tweet
A thought provoking novel that results in you questioning everything from the future of your potential children, the rights and wrongs that parents can commit and the tough subject of child killers - this was a book I couldn't stop speaking about. Brilliantly written with twists I never saw coming, this is a must read.
This book contains a real insight into how some ones actions cannot only affect them but the people they love and the people around them. It also gives you an insight into an on going problem that happens rarely happens, but when it does it leaves an everlasting mark on a town.
I found the book fascinating, if a bit terrifying. The suspense was ruined a little by the fact that I'd already seen the film though.
Very interesting book. Captures the relationship between mother and son. Kevin is fighting for his mothers's attention, and will do anything to get it.
This is the third time I started this book and the first time I managed to finish it.
It is not an easy read and requires concentration and a certain perseverance. None of the characters are entirely likeable.
The end came as a surprise to me and made me reevaluate the rest of the book.