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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... of an accent, or along a cross- stroke. Tomorrow, even before I stuff my mouth
with its sugar ration, I'm going to equip myself with a beautiful new Waterman,
one with a deeply cleft nib. The floor is spotted with black splotches, indelible
Wouldn't take much to make life seem beautiful to me. An hour of nonchalance in
surroundings of polished wooden paneling, somewhat gloomy, of course, but the
atmosphere is enlivened by a profusion of healthy green plants. I'm quite ...
The wedding scene, what a beautiful piece of tragedy! Just when the reader and
wedding guests expect to hear the ritual and inevitable "yes," a man's voice is
raised in the back of the church, declaring that the marriage between Jane Eyre ...
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