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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cloudbursts lashed the streets of Paris with freezing rain mixed with tiny
hailstones that drummed down on the passing cars. It was a hostile jungle out
there, beneath a monsoon sky. I was comfortably ensconced on my warm
banquette and ...
On the last page of the notebook, I wrote down these lines by Andre Breton while
the policeman watched: In Paris the tour Saint-Jacques trembling Like a
sunflower. I detached the page from the metal spiral ring by ring and handed it to
At this very moment in Paris, some people are discoursing on the theme of
paternity in the works of Balzac, or of reverie in those of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
It's so wonderful not to be there. The Student must be surprised at my absence, ...
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