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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Page after page, I'm breasting the dense current of my almost daily chatter with
myself, all consigned, undated, to this notebook. It makes me laugh, my stubborn
persistence in rooting out a detailed catalogue of vague memories and taste ...
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
about some an hour before, in this very notebook. They say that giving a name to
Stretched out face up on the bench, with my knees crooked and the notebook
braced against my thighs, I still don't feel very well. The dozen hot croissants I just
wolfed down are lying heavily on my stomach. Nothing more indigestible than ...
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