It's far less important to me to be liked these days than to be understood

We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver

This is an entirely spoiler-free discussion. When I finished it I was so keen to talk about what happens in the final pages but I don’t think it adds much to or changes much about my takeaways from the novel. What’s up with the tiny clothes?! I still haven’t been able to wrap my head around that component.

p.s. I haven’t figured out the AE-lock on my new camera yet, I apologise for the jumpy exposure.

  1. Summary

  2. Motherhood

  3. The middle-class white suburban American dream

  4. Parental perspectives, gaslighting

  5. The devil incarnate

  6. Spectacle

  7. Pacing and focus

  8. Wrap-up