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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And yet that's what they think, those skeptical as well as envious students, all
turning toward me with slightly embarrassed expressions when the prof starts
reading passages of my paper out loud. If they only knew how easily I can read
The Student returned the class notes he'd borrowed from me. He asked what
secondary school I'd attended. I had no intention of telling him the story of my life.
My life? What a tasteless farce! I told him only that I'd studied for the
Yesterday I saw the Student again as I was getting ready to leave the cafeteria.
Detaching himself from a small group of people deep in conversation, he came to
greet me and ask what I'd been doing lately. "We ought to meet somewhere else
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