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,
I'm having trouble finding the right words, probably because of this cold ink that
leaves only dry marks behind. Sad, this shrunken style of writing, such a contrast
to the thick, well- rounded loops and curves of the preceding pages. Today my ...
... you're dawdling over nothings, over commas, over accents, you're writing
words on top of each other without even noticing, imprisoning verbs in confusing
scrawls, you're writing your regular evening page, you've got nothing to offer
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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