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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... 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
sensations from the ...
A Baudelairean taste for the ugly and the bizarre? I wield a power unknown to me
, beyond my control, with mysterious consequences. I reassure and I disturb. The
beautiful in their beauty. The ugly in their ugliness. I think of him. Often. As of a ...
fear of discovering that it doesn't taste as good as it looks. Or those enormous
Easter eggs whose decorated shells must be broken to reveal their contents,
because one can't have one's cake and eat it too. Or this: I sometimes think about
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