Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Fifteen of the most evil moms in literature

At Entertainment Weekly Dana Schwartz tagged fifteen of the most evil moms in literature, including:
Eleanor Iselin (The Manchurian Candidate, by Richard Condon)

It’s the first thing they teach you when you become a new mother: Don’t brainwash your child into becoming a political pawn.
Read about the other entries on the list.

The Manchurian Candidate also appears among Megan Wasson's ten best classic political novels, Jonathan Lethem's list of five terrific novels overshadowed by their film versions and Barry Forshaw's top political thrillers.

--Marshal Zeringue