My Sister, the Serial Killer
A NovelBook - 2018 | First edition.
"Slasher meets satire, in this darkly comic novel set in Nigeria about a woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends"-- Provided by publisher.
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Nigeria: Korede is bitter. How could she not be? Her sister, Ayoola, is many things: the favorite child, the beautiful one, possibly sociopathic. And now Ayoola's third boyfriend in a row is dead.
Korede's practicality is the sisters' saving grace. She knows the best solutions for cleaning blood,... Read More »
Dark comedy abounds in this novel about two sisters: one is a glamorous serial killer who leaves a trail of dead bodies, and the other is her plain, invisible sibling who cleans up the aftermath. An absurdist thriller that also has things to say about family, love, loyalty, and rivalry. [If you l... Read More »
Beaverton_JennieC Apr 25, 2019
This unassuming little novel packs quite the punch. I'm not usually drawn to books about serial killers, but the premise of this one was too intriguing to pass up. Sisters Korede and Ayoola are close--so close in fact, that Korede, as the oldest, finds herself helping her younger sister clean up... Read More »
Banks_SusanC Feb 13, 2019
I really enjoyed this book. Definitely not your usual murder-mystery. There's murder, but NO mystery! This novel is set in Nigeria, but isn't ABOUT Nigeria, which made it fresh for me. I can't say too much about it without spoilers, so just put it hold and read it.
Hillsboro_ElizabethH Jan 20, 2019
I put this on hold when I saw it on our "Library Reads" list. While it was a fun, fast-paced read, it really left me wanting more. That being said, I was once told by a writer for the Oregonian that the best books are the ones that make you think when you're done with them. This one rea... Read More »
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