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 cream tart and an almond pastry will be my supper treats tonight. The family
apartment. Always deserted whenever I go there. My father's never around. He's
off being diplomatic somewhere, probably to avoid me. At least I have the good ...
I was comfortably ensconced on my warm banquette and needed only to
summon the waiter to conjure up successive slices of that delicious apple tart
named after the demoiselles Tatin. I imagined those ladies, the valued
accomplices of ...
I've already paid homage to a succulent strawberry tart. A bourbon-flavored
mousse has just been set down in front of me on a saucer of old silver that makes
it seem all the more appetizing. I'll savor it slowly, in little spoonfuls between ...
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