What happens when, instead of forming an instinctive bond, a mother frankly dislikes her own child, and resents the changes he brings to her life?
Lionel Shriver's novel We need to talk about Kevin details the painfully honest analysis of a mother whose unloved son has grown up to commit a horrifying crime. Is the mother somehow to blame? Or was Kevin simply born bad?
Lionel Shriver joins Jenni to talk about a book that raises profound questions about motherhood. 'We Need to Talk About Kevin' by Lionel Shriver is published by Counterpoint Press; ISBN: 1582432678