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How to kill your family: a novel
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Published:
New York : The Overlook Press, 2022.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
359 pages ; 24 cm
Status:
Ashland Adult Fiction
MACKIE
Description
A darkly humorous debut novel that follows a cunning antihero as she gets her revenge

When I think about what I actually did, I feel somewhat sad that nobody will ever know about the complex operation that I undertook. Getting away with it is highly preferable, of course, but perhaps when I’m long gone, someone will open an old safe and find this confession. The public would reel. After all, almost nobody else in the world can possibly understand how someone, by the tender age of 28, can have calmly killed six members of her family. And then happily got on with the rest of her life, never to regret a thing.
     
When Grace Bernard discovers her absentee millionaire father has rejected her dying mother’s pleas for help, she vows revenge and coldly sets out to get her retribution—by killing them all, one by one. Compulsively readable, Bella Mackie’s debut novel is driven by a captivating first-person narrator who talks of “self-care” and social media while calmly walking the reader through her increasingly baroque acts of murder. But then, Grace is imprisoned for a murder she didn’t commit.
     
Outrageously funny, compulsive, and subversive, How to Kill Your Family is a wickedly dark romp about class, family, love . . . and murder.

         
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Ashland Adult Fiction
MACKIE
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Sep 26, 2022
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781419764189, 1419764187

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"When Grace Bernard discovers her absentee millionaire father has rejected her dying mother's pleas for help, she vows revenge, and sets about to kill every member of his family. Readers have a front row seat as Grace picks off the family one by one - and the result is as gruesome as it is entertaining in this wickedly dark romp about class, family, love - and murder. But then Grace is imprisoned for a murder she didn't commit"--,Provided by publisher
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APA Citation (style guide)

Mackie, B. (2022). How to kill your family: a novel. New York, The Overlook Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Mackie, Bella. 2022. How to Kill Your Family: A Novel. New York, The Overlook Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Mackie, Bella, How to Kill Your Family: A Novel. New York, The Overlook Press, 2022.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Mackie, Bella. How to Kill Your Family: A Novel. New York, The Overlook Press, 2022.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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