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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By the time I thought of that, there was barely enough left to festoon my lips with a
lacy hem. To renew this most fleeting of pleasures as quickly as possible, I went
out in spite of the cold to buy three more cans. Greed and excitement helped me
... on the drawing-room piano as the guests, sleepy with heat and alcohol, hum
along out of tempo with the music, and I, thought by all to have surrendered to
deepest sleep, instead take careful note of the sound track to this masquerade?
I had worked out my plan for a slow death so carefully, I'd thought of everything . .
. except the unthinkable, the unexpected, the intrusion of a stranger who would
become intrigued by my project and try to dissuade me from it. "You don't really ...
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