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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... of Proust's famous madeleine ought to have made me sick of them forever,
though. Just the other day, the Student delivered a paper pompously entitled "
The Rhetoric of Memory in Literary Creation." While he was addressing his
I didn't fast and yet the memory returned, clear and in full color. Thanks be to
Proust! I hadn't expected so much. While I was preparing to write a few lines in
this diary, as I do almost every day, the ink stain threatened me again with its
He's interested in his profit, cranking out photos without noticing their subjects,
but his customers are eager to see what's in that humid rectangle of fresh
memory he holds out to them between thumb and forefinger like a dirty
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