The Eyes Are The Best Part : The ‘good for her’ novel crawling under readers' skin-9781914240867

The Eyes Are The Best Part : The ‘good for her’ novel crawling under readers' skin by Kim, Monika

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Author: Kim, Monika

Thriller / suspense

Published on 11 July 2024 by Octopus Publishing Group (BRAZEN) in the United Kingdom.

Hardback | 288 pages
145 x 247 x 30 | 398g

'THE EYES ARE THE BEST PART is an outstanding debut, a feminist horror novel that tackles big social issues and also delivers the gory origin story of a female serial killer.' - NEW YORK TIMES'DARKLY FUNNY' - Fern Brady'A DARK MODERN FAIRYTALE OF FEMALE VENGEANCE' - Harriet Walker, The Times'VERY CLEVER, VERY WEIRD, BRILLIANT SOCIAL COMMENTARY' - Abigail BergstromMy Sister, the Serial Killer meets Boy Parts, this literary feminist howl-of-a-debut is going to crawl right under your skin...

Ji-won's life is in disarray. Her father's affair has ripped her family to shreds, leaving her to piece their crappy lives back together. So, when her mother's obnoxious new white boyfriend enters the scene, bragging about his flawed knowledge of Korean culture and ogling Asian waitresses in restaurants, Ji-won's hold over her emotionsstrains. As he gawks at her and her sister around their claustrophobic apartment, Ji-won becomes more and more obsessed with his brilliant blue eyeballs. As her fixation and rage grow, Ji-won decides that she must do the one thing that will save her family... and also curb her cravings.

'Violent, gruesome and wildly original' - NEW YORK TIMES