My Sister, the Serial Killer


      My Sister, the Serial Killer
Pulpy, peppery and sinister, served up in a comic deadpanThis scorpion tailed little thriller leaves a response, and a sting, you will rememberNEW YORK TIMES The wittiest and most fun murder party you ve ever been invited toMARIE CLAIRELONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 WOMEN S PRIZEA short, darkly funny, hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriendsFemi makes three, you know Three and they label you a serial killer 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, the trunk of her car is big enough for a body, and she keeps Ayoola from posting pictures of her dinner to Instagram when she should be mourning her missing boyfriend Not that she gets any credit.Korede has long been in love with a kind, handsome doctor at the hospital where she works She dreams of the day when he will realize that she s exactly what he needs But when he asks Korede for Ayoola s phone number, she must reckon with what her sister has become and how far she s willing to go to protect her.Sharp as nails and full of deadpan wit, Oyinkan Braithwaite s deliciously deadly debut is as fun as it is frightening. Free Read My Sister, the Serial Killer [ By ] Oyinkan Braithwaite [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

OYINKAN BRAITHWAITE is a graduate of Creative Writing and Law from Kingston University Following her degree, she worked as an assistant editor at Kachifo, a Nigerian publishing house, and has been freelancing as a writer and editor since In 2014, she was shortlisted as a top ten spoken word artist in the Eko Poetry Slam, and in 2016 she was a finalist for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize She lives in Lagos, Nigeria.

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  • Paperback
  • 240 pages
  • My Sister, the Serial Killer
  • Oyinkan Braithwaite
  • 08 December 2018
  • 0525564209

10 thoughts on “ My Sister, the Serial Killer

  1. says:

    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 contretemps, entirely plausible Interesting observations about social media,...

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    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 positive reactions the book received, I just had to see for myself if it was worth all the kudos Well, I have to say, this is my kind of book Seriously, I really, really, really love satire and dark humor I do understand it is often an acquired taste, but it takes a special kind of creativity and 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 positive reactions the book received, I just had to see for myself if it was worth all the kudos Well, I have to say, this is my kind of book Seriously, I really, really, really love satire and dark humor I do understand it is often an acquired taste, but it takes a special kind of creativity and balance to pull it off Dark humor and satire are often very subtle and if you aren t in on the joke, it can sail right over your head It requires a littleeffort, from the reader, too, on occasion, and that is the case with this book.Family is supposed to help one another out, right Set in Nigeria, amid a corrupt system of law and order, Korede is forever coming to the aid of her beautiful, but kooky, younger sister, Ayoola, who has a bad habit of killing her boyfriends Sh...

  3. says:

    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 didn t hit my head against the wall, this time my husband practiced his squash training with my head using oranges I think I m going to punch him so bad after his practice s finishing So let s take a look at this provocative, unique, mind bending and hilarious crime story.Korede, antisocial nurse, only feeling comfortable 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 didn t hit my head against the wall, this time my husband practiced his squash training with my head using oranges I think I m going to punch him so bad after his practice s finishing So let s take a look at this provocative, unique, mind bending and hilarious crime story.Korede, antisocial nurse, only feeling comfortable to hang around the comatose patients has a beautiful, self absorbed sister Ayoola who also has a unique flaw like killing people and getting away with them with them She kills and sister comes to clean the mess...

  4. says:

    4.5 stars It s because she is beautiful, you know That s all it is They don t really care about the rest of it She gets a pass at life. Ayoola, the beautiful, younger sister of Korede, calls her up on night for.what s quickly becoming a disturbing trend It takes a whole lot longer to dispose of a body than to dispose of a soul, especially if you don t want to leave any evidence of foul play. Ayoola s last three boyfriends have beenwellmurdered by her own hand At first, Korede 4.5 stars It s because she is beautiful, you know That s all it is They don t really care about the rest of it She gets a pass at life. Ayoola, the beautiful, younger sister of Korede, calls her up on night for.what s quickly becoming a disturbing trend It takes a whole lot longer to dispose of a body than to dispose of a soul, especially if you don t want to leave any evidence of foul play. Ayoola s last three boyfriends have beenwellmurdered by her own hand At first, Korede was inclined to side with her sister that these men were intending to harm her, rape her or do far worse but three times In such quick succession Despite her misgivings, Korede loves her sister And uses her skills honed from long hours of cleaning up the hospital as a nurse to dispose of the dead bodies And besides, if she reaches out to anyone, Korede just knows she would b...

  5. says:

    Femi makes three, you know Three, and they label you a serial killer. In case you haven t noticed, Oyinkan Braithwaite s My Sister, the Serial Killer has been taking the social media scene by storm the past few weeks And I get it the cover art is pardon my pun killer and the title exudes a certain titillation that will make a reader quickly reach for the book on the shelf For me, My Sister, the Serial Killer, was an easy, brisk read that I mos...

  6. says:

    Now, that s 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 understand Besides all that, the plot itself is unique, the prose is crisp and evocative the characters, multilayered Then there s that dry sardonic humour that Braithwaite sprinkles throughout the story, causing me to laugh out loud when I probably should have been aghast Additionally, what Now, that s 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 understand Besides all that, the plot itself is unique, the prose is crisp and evoc...

  7. says:

    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 predicable and stale She lures her audience with two striking opening lines, and the first few chapters promise a sinster tale of deadpan humor an...

  8. says:

    She killed him on the first strike, a jab straight to the heart But then she stabbed him twiceto be sure He sank to the floor She could hear her own breathing and nothing elseA line like that is enough to grip the reader and their attention into a disturbing read of a serial killer and her sister Being transported to Nigeria, where the sister of a nurse has just called her letting her know she has killed another one of her boyfriends is, without a doubt, something disturbing IShe killed him on the first strike, a jab straight to the heart But then she stabbed him twiceto be sure He sank to the floor She could hear her own breathing and nothing elseA line like that is enough to grip the reader and their attention into a disturbing read of a serial killer and her sister Bein...

  9. says:

    I can t pinpoint the exact moment I realized that Ayoola was beautiful and I wasnot But what I do know is that I was aware of my own inadequacies long before Korede is a nurse in Nigeria, dedicated to her patients and well respected by her superiors But no matter what her achievements are, she knows she ll always play second fiddle to her younger sister, Ayoola Ayoola is the pretty one, the favorite and she s a psychotic murderer.One night Ayoola summons Korede to her boyfriend s house I can t pinpoint the exact moment I realized that Ayoola was beautiful and I wasnot But what I do know is that I was aware of my own inadequacies long before Korede is a nurse in Nigeria, dedicated to her patients and well respected by her superiors But no matter what her achievements are, she knows she ll always play second fiddle to her younger sister, Ayoola Ayoola is the pretty one, the favorite and she s a psychotic murderer.One night Ayoola summons Korede to her boyfriend s house Ayoola says he attacked her and in self defense, she stabbed him...

  10. says:

    4, the sisterhood of the travelingserial killer stars Full review featured on my blog Recipe a Read I finished this quite a bit ago, so I m going to do my best to remember everything I thought about this book This is at it s heart a story about two sisters, Korede and Ayoola Korede is pragmatic, level headed and sensible Her sister Ayoola, is none of these things Ayoola is rash, beautiful, vibrant, the favored child and deeply irresponsible Oh, also did I mention she s a 4, the sisterhood of the travelingserial killer stars Full review featured on my blog Recipe a Read I finished this quite a bit ago, so I m going to do my best to remember everything I thought about this book This...

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