Big Brother

Big Brother

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Big Brother is a striking novel about siblings, marriage, and obesity from Lionel Shriver, the acclaimed author the international bestseller We Need to Talk About Kevin.


For Pandora, cooking is a form of love. Alas, her husband, Fletcher, a self-employed high-end cabinetmaker, now spurns the “toxic” dishes that he’d savored through their courtship, and spends hours each day to manic cycling. Then, when Pandora picks up her older brother Edison at the airport,… (more)


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Lionel Shriver is an American writer and lives in London. She won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2005 for We Need to Talk about Kevin. Big Brother is her 12th novel.

Editorial reviews (8 reviews)

The funny, ultimately redemptive story of a little sister devoting a year of her life to saving her brother’s.

Even if obesity were not so prominently in the news, having been newly designated a disease by the American Medical Association, “Big Brother” would have the power to provoke.

Pandora's longing to help her brother, combined with her desire to revive her struggling marriage, will ring true for many readers, as will her struggle to confront the shame of her brother's condition and her own fixations with food and dieting.

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Book Details  

Publisher: Harper (June 04, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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