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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A child exclaims ecstatically before an artfully arranged mound of multicolored
scoops of sherbet. The vanity of writing when the Norwegian omelet is so
beautifully presented: omelet, ice cream, burning brandy. Back on the metro
... able to appreciate the extravagant Pillars of Hercules served in a Greek
restaurant, a dessert that measured up to its name. Four twisted columns of
baked meringue supporting a cloud of whipped cream over scoops of rainbow-
hued sherbet ...
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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