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  Lionel Shriver Wednesday 15 October 2003  
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

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