Big Brother by Lionel Shriver

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June 2013, no. 352
Kerryn Goldsworthy reviews 'Big Brother' by Lionel Shriver

Big Brother

by Lionel Shriver

Fourth Estate $29.99 pb, 373 pp, 9780732296384

Big Brother by Lionel Shriver

Reviewed by
June 2013, no. 352

The novel for which Lionel Shriver is best known, We Need to Talk about Kevin (2003), generated endless discussion across the spectrum of readers, from buzzing suburban home-based reading groups to the pages of the Guardian and the New York Times. Much of this discussion circled around the question of the first-person narrator and mother, Eva Khatchadourian, and her relationships with her uncomprehending husband and her psychopathic son.

Kerryn Goldsworthy reviews 'Big Brother' by Lionel Shriver

Big Brother

by Lionel Shriver

Fourth Estate $29.99 pb, 373 pp, 9780732296384

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