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Paperback pick: Big Brother

Stacey Bartlett takes a look at the latest title from the award-winning author of We Need To Talk About Kevin

by Psychologies

big brother lionel shriver

Big Brother

by Lionel Shriver (Harper, £7.99)

Pandora’s older brother is obese. Appalled by his slovenly habits and bad diet, she decides to take him into her home to try turn his life around – at the expense of her own family.

Big Brother is a darkly humorous take on a very modern issue, based on the writer’s experiences with her own brother.