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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When I awoke this morning, the caramel I'd tucked into a corner of my mouth for
the night still hadn't melted completely away. It makes my tongue feel a bit fuzzy.
There's nothing like encountering the taste of sugar just as one's opening one's ...
The muffled atmosphere of the library. I amuse myself by nibbling on sweets
while I watch them all grinding away at their books. The caramelized sugar of the
tarte latin gave off a faint aroma of piping-hot apples. The caramel was sticking to
I ate my fill of caramel custard and hot apple pie. A display stand of exotic
products presented impressive piles of pretty blue boxes. Metallic boxes, heavy
and round, with a naive and brightly colored scene from The Thousand and One
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