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'll invite him to La Gourmandise. He'll drink coffee and smoke strong-smelling
cigarettes of blond tobacco. The nauseating spectacle of my greedy prowess will
unfold before him. Profi- teroles, banana splits overflowing with whipped cream, ...
I invited him to La Gourmandise. He'll get an eyeful! Mistake. Diane Arbus is not a
comic-strip artist. According to the Student, she's an American photographer
famous for her portraits of giants, dwarfs, and other sideshow buffoons. So the
This afternoon, at La Gourmandise. Is the Student an expert in the social art of
complaisance? Not the slightest sign of surprise from him, not the slightest
manifestation of disgust or impatience at my loading capacity. No suspicious
pretext for ...
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