We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver

I first read this book about three years ago, and I have to admit that it took me on rather an emotional journey. At times I found it harrowing, at times challenging and at times sad, but I could not put it down. For those that do not know this book, it is written from the perspective of a mother, writing/talking to her husband about their son Kevin. The book takes us through her journey, discovering her pregnancy, becoming a mother and raising her child. It is a book that really challenges the nature/nurture question as her son Kevin has done a terrible thing and she is wrestling with how this … [Read more...]