My Sister, the Serial Killer

My Sister, the Serial Killer

My Sister, the Serial Killer is a blackly comic novel about how blood is thicker - and more difficult to get out of the carpet - than water...

When Korede's dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what's expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and a strong stomach. This'll be the third boyfriend Ayoola's dispatched in, quote, self-defence and the third mess that her lethal little sibling has left Korede to clear away. She should probably go to the police for the good of the menfolk of Nigeria, but she loves her sister and, as they say, family always comes first. Until, that is, Ayoola starts dating the doctor where Korede works as a nurse. Korede's long been in love with him, and isn't prepared to see him wind up with a knife in his back: but to save one would mean sacrificing the other...

Title:My Sister, the Serial Killer
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780385544238
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    My Sister, the Serial Killer Reviews

  • Roxane

    Clever novel about two sisters, one of whom is a serial killer, the other the resentful, yearning enabler. The satirical bent works really well here because it walks that fine line of being, given the...

  • Nilufer Ozmekik

    OMG! This is dark! This is incredibly funny, entertaining! This is wild! This is incredibly smart, sarcastic and sardonic! Why did I wait too long? (Bang! Bang! Bang! Nope, I didnt hit my head against...

  • Julie

    My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite is a 2018 Doubleday Books publication. Genius! That provocative title and amazing cover art certainly piques one's curiosity. Noticing all the posit...

  • Felice Laverne

    Femi makes three, you know. Three, and they label you a serial killer. In case you haven't noticed, Oyinkan Braithwaites My Sister, the Serial Killer has been taking the social media scene by storm th...

  • Miranda Reads

    4.5 stars Its because she is beautiful, you know. Thats all it is. They dont really care about the rest of it. She gets a pass at life. Ayoola, the beautiful, younger sister of Korede, calls her up on...

  • Elena

    She killed him on the first strike, a jab straight to the heart. But then she stabbed him twice more to be sure. He sank to the floor. She could hear her own breathing and nothing else. A line like...

  • Bibi

    Now, thats what I call a damn good story!Wow. Where do I even start? Firstly, the story, coupled with the setting, alongside the characters, all resonate at a level only a fellow Nigerian would unders...

  • Hannah Greendale

    Set in Nigeria, My Sister, the Serial Killer follows dependable Korede and her younger sister, Ayoola, who - oops - occasionally murders people. Braithwaite's debut ranges from wry and macabre to pred...

  • Larry H

    "I can't pinpoint the exact moment I realized that Ayoola was beautiful and I was...not. But what I do know is that I was aware of my own inadequacies long before."Korede is a nurse in Nigeria, dedica...

  • Christina - Traveling Sister

    4, the sisterhood of the traveling...serial killer stars!!!Full review featured on my blog Recipe & a Read!I finished this quite a bit ago, so Im going to do my best to remember everything I thought a...