My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Treasure is part of the AMAZON HUSH collection of short stories.
Insta-fame and obsession are the topics of this short story set in Nigeria that talks about the class divide. When harmless flirting becomes obsession and mania, life as it is, goes for a toss for Treasure.
Short with a thumping punch at the end!
I haven’t read My Sister, the Serial Killer which was a sensational hit and became all the rage not that long ago. Methinks, it is high time that I remedied the situation.
A #KindleUnlimited selection.
A darkly comic short story of class divide, the lives we invent, and the very real risks of preserving an Insta-fame facade by the award-winning author of My Sister, the Serial Killer.
Treasure is a wannabe Instagram influencer in Lagos, Nigeria. She shows off a luxurious life in a gated community that her almost five thousand followers can only dream of. @Sho4Sure is determined to be part of it. The macho mechanic is Treasure’s number one fan, and double taps and blushing emojis are no longer enough. He needs to meet her in the flesh. If only Treasure were more prepared for destiny.
Oyinkan Braithwaite’s Treasure is part of Hush, a collection of six stories, ranging from political mysteries to psychological thrillers, in which deception can be a matter of life and death. Each piece can be read or listened to in one truly chilling sitting.
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