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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We pummeled our cheeks, puffed out as far as they would go, using our fists
instead of our teeth to grind up the popcorn inside. The little girl pretended to be
choking and pressed her lips tightly together to keep from bursting into laughter.
You're hiding so much suffering inside, even from yourself. Ever since I first saw
you, I've been searching for the root of the problem." A mission that absurd could
only strike me as hilarious. I cracked up and laughed so hard I thought I'd choke.
blond fellow of Viking reserve, I was familiar only with his sturdy and inordinately
long legs, with their supple, somewhat nonchalant stride as they swung along
inside the fine linen of his summer trousers. From this world inhabited by ...
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