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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Breath held in suspense, crackling consonants, unctuous vowels, words rolled
gently off the tongue, soft murmurs, rhythmic silences, musical affectations. The
sober pleasure of offering herself such dramatic emotion. She was, for an instant,
It makes my tongue feel a bit fuzzy. There's nothing like encountering the taste of
sugar just as one's opening one's eyes to dispel the weight of bad dreams. I don't
dream very much, as a rule. At least, I don't retain any precise memory of the ...
Stood for a long time before the feminine curves and decors littered with fruit,
distilling the pleasant sensation of crispness in my mouth, all senses alert,
keeping my ears open, studying the paintings, my tongue on the lookout for a
shred of ...
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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