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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The hooks and eyes too. And the buttons. Soon I won't have a single dress that
fits me. Back in my room. My legs really felt every step of the way. My clogged-up
heart is beating wildly. For the first time, climbing seven flights of stairs seemed ...
able to bring tears of laughter to my eyes. She was simply terrified of the "witch-
bird" and prayed constantly before boarding the airplane. She'd spend the entire
flight performing enigmatic gestures to ward off the evil eye and ensure our safe ...
His iceberg eyes. His cold silence whenever he looked down at me from the
height of his Viking splendor, me, the brown-haired dwarf with the dull and
already oily complexion, me, the ignorant little monster who looked back at him
with eyes ...
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