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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Between now and our return from Madagascar, he will have managed to make
you presentable again." These unexpected words passed like a judgment
through the clinking of coffee spoons. My father gave absent-minded signs of
Mama has asked me to meet her in Brussels between planes on her way back to
Madagascar. She didn't mention the reason for her visit to Europe. Don't answer.
Exams are coming up, give them as an excuse. Seeing her again will neither ...
At this moment, my mother is defying the laws of gravity as she flies off to
Madagascar or elsewhere. I get on the plane as well. A terrorist armed only with
pounds of fat, I threaten the other passengers with my excess weight. They all
look at me ...
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