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 drank in the vermilion perfume of her voice, and even now I cannot tell which
charmed me the most, herself or the poetry. She has reached the section entitled
"Des femmes et des filles." There Baudelaire describes the rotund curves of ...
My cheek still smarts from the pinch he bestowed on me, calling me "pequenita
mia" several times in his gravelly voice, a bit harsh and overbearing despite the
pleasure he seemed to take in calling me that. He put down his glass and picked
The wedding scene, what a beautiful piece of tragedy! Just when the reader and
wedding guests expect to hear the ritual and inevitable "yes," a man's voice is
raised in the back of the church, declaring that the marriage between Jane Eyre ...
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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