My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

My Sister, the Serial Killer

Oyinkan Braithwaite

fiction contemporary thriller dark funny tense fast-paced

226 pages | first published 2018

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A short, darkly funny, hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends “Femi makes three, you know. Three and they label you a serial killer.” Korede is bitter. How ...
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Summary of 31081 reviews

Moods

dark 91%
tense 46%
funny 42%
mysterious 32%
emotional 17%
reflective 12%
adventurous 7%
challenging 7%
sad 7%
lighthearted 5%

Pace

fast 74%
medium 21%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 46% | A mix: 40% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

No: 45% | It's complicated: 31% | Yes: 22% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 43% | No: 40% | Yes: 15%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 72% | No: 16% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 2%

Average rating

3.69

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