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 blond tobacco. The nauseating spectacle of my greedy prowess will unfold
before him. Profi- teroles, banana splits overflowing with whipped cream, spongy
mocha cakes, chocolate eclairs, lemon tarts, rum babas, coconut cakes, apple ...
I didn't fast. Quite the opposite. I wolfed down some hot waffles and dried apricots
. Plus rum babas, a touch too spongy for my taste, an almond pastry, and a
chocolate rock cake. I didn't fast and yet the memory returned, clear and in full
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