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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Stood for a long time before the feminine curves and decors littered with fruit,
distilling the pleasant sensation of crispness in my mouth, all senses alert,
keeping my ears open, studying the paintings, my tongue on the lookout for a
shred of ...
Gins of fruit salad and cream of chestnuts floated around me, an aerial merry-go-
round jammed into my tiny room, and I tried to grab the ring that buys an extra
ride. The carrousel stopped suddenly, however, its whirling interrupted by the ...
Or this: I sometimes think about those novelties, those colorful trick fruits and
cakes that betray their promise of sugar with a sour or bitter taste, a flavor of salt
or pepper hidden inside an appetizing but deceitful appearance. I don't trust
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