Sweet Death: A Novel
Told with dazzling narrative brilliance and the haunting power of an impassioned soliloquy, an astonishing parable of a woman's obsession of sweets and delicacies is seen. A novel of heartstopping intensity, black humor and passion not easily forgotten.
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Pulling out a handful of Cracker Jacks from a big cellophane bag, I offered her
some while her mother looked on suspiciously. A game sprang up between us. At
first it was tacitly understood that we would crunch the sweetened popcorn in the
Then I took other buses on different routes leaving from Gare Saint-Lazare. I
traveled around like that until this evening, stopping only to renew my supply of
Cracker Jacks. I didn't get to laugh any more. All the same, it was a pleasant day.
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