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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Stuff myself with juicy and exotic words: guava, nougat, halvah, loukoum, baklava
. . . . But writing doesn't relieve the pain of this unbearable craving. What if I were
to venture out into the night? That chain restaurant near the opera house is still ...
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 Nights on the cover. Halvah! I had just been dreaming ...
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Jacket description: "An international sensation from the moment of its first publication in France, Sweet Death is a novel of heartstopping intensity, black humor, and passion not easily forgotten. A ... Read full review