Title Profile & Character Information

We Need to Talk about Kevin

Annotation
Originally published: New York: Counterpoint, 2003.

Awards
2005  Orange Prize for Fiction


Author Notes
  Lionel Shriver is a novelist and has written for The Economist, the Wall Street Journal, and the Philadelphia Inquirer, among other publications. She lives in London and New York.
Characters
NameKhatchadourian, Eva
TraitsEstranged
Mother

NameKhatchadourian, Kevin
TraitsConvict
Murderer

GenreDomestic
Epistolary
Fiction
Psychological
TopicsFamily relationships
Parenthood
Mothers and sons
Youth violence
Mass murder
Nature of evil
Responsibility
Guilt
Correspondence
SettingUpstate New York