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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Halvah! I had just been dreaming about some an hour before, in this very
notebook. They say that giving a name to things summons them into existence.
Perhaps. Would death come any sooner if I wrote it down every day, in a nice,
Who would begrudge me my desire to mix pleasure with necessity in the slow
preparation of my death? Scholarly analyses of Proust's famous madeleine ought
to have made me sick of them forever, though. Just the other day, the Student ...
I had worked out my plan for a slow death so carefully, I'd thought of everything . .
. except the unthinkable, the unexpected, the intrusion of a stranger who would
become intrigued by my project and try to dissuade me from it. "You don't really ...
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