"My sister is not a large, pale, necrophiliac schizophrenic."
Author Karen Russell would like to set the record straight.
“My sister is not a large, pale, necrophiliac schizophrenic,” she insists with a mix of bemusement and genuine exasperation. Furthermore, her sister has never professionally wrestled alligators nor slunk off into the Everglades for a midnight rendezvous with a sexually aggressive ghost. “She’s a really sweet girl!” sighs Russell.
Devoted fans of Russell’s writing, though, often confuse the characters in this wildly inventive fiction with those in the real-life family of the Coral Gables High class of 1999 grad.
Read more at the Miami Herald.