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Lionel Shriver

Autor/a de We Need to Talk About Kevin

23+ obres 13,665 Membres 719 Ressenyes 38 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Lionel Shriver was born Margaret Ann Shriver on May 18, 1957 in Gastonia, North Carolina. She changed her first name because of her preference for it. She was educated at Barnard College, and Columbia University (BA, MFA). She has lived in Nairobi, Bangkok and Belfast, and currently lives in mostra'n més London. Shriver wrote seven novels and published six (one novel could not find a publisher) before writing We Need to Talk About Kevin, which she called her "make or break" novel. She won the 2005 Orange Prize for her eighth published novel, We Need to Talk About Kevin, a thriller and close study of maternal ambivalence, and the role it might have played in the title character's decision to murder nine people at his high school. The book created a lot of controversy, and achieved success through word of mouth. The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047 was published in May 2016. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys

Inclou aquests noms: Lonl Shrvr, Lionel Shiver, Lionel Shriver

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Obres de Lionel Shriver

We Need to Talk About Kevin (2003) — Autor — 7,658 exemplars
The Post-Birthday World (2007) 1,774 exemplars
So Much for That (2010) 1,032 exemplars
Big Brother (2013) 751 exemplars
Double Fault (1997) 387 exemplars
The New Republic (2012) 229 exemplars
A Perfectly Good Family (1996) 219 exemplars
Should We Stay or Should We Go? (2021) 190 exemplars
Game Control (1994) 113 exemplars
The Female of the Species (1987) 84 exemplars
Checker and the Derailleurs (1988) 50 exemplars
The Standing Chandelier (2017) 45 exemplars

Obres associades

The Feminine Mystique (1963) — Introducció, algunes edicions4,445 exemplars
The Queen's Gambit (1983) — Introducció, algunes edicions2,027 exemplars
Mr. Bridge (1969) — Introducció, algunes edicions628 exemplars
The Library Book (2012) — Col·laborador — 384 exemplars
Reader, I Married Him: Stories Inspired by Jane Eyre (2016) — Col·laborador — 289 exemplars
Four Letter Word: New Love Letters (2007) — Col·laborador — 134 exemplars
Granta 107: Summer Reading (2009) — Col·laborador — 99 exemplars
The Book Lovers' Companion: What to Read Next (2012) — Pròleg — 86 exemplars
The Best American Essays 2020 (2020) — Col·laborador — 81 exemplars
Ox-Tales: Fire (2009) — Col·laborador — 79 exemplars
We Need to Talk About Kevin [2011 film] (2011) — Original novel — 47 exemplars
Three Things I’d Tell My Younger Self (2018) — Col·laborador — 7 exemplars
Red: The Waterstones Anthology (2012) — Col·laborador — 5 exemplars
The BBC National Short Story Award 2013 (2013) — Col·laborador — 5 exemplars
G2 Thursday 17.01.08 (2008) — Col·laborador — 1 exemplars


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