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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She let him in. They talked. Then came the laughter. Now he's keeping quiet.
Perhaps he's unable to stem the tide of words flooding out of her? Unless he's
enjoying the show she's putting on. I couldn't care less about their life. And yet it
I thought: Perhaps she doesn't exist, perhaps she's just an apparition? Then she
got up, sighing contentedly, and disappeared for good into another room to get
dressed. That's when I took her place at the dressing table. All lined up on the ...
Inexplicable satiety and the agreeable reeling of being right where I ought to be.
Perhaps Belgium is the land of sugared torpor, the land of bliss. Perhaps it would
be good to die here. At this very moment in Paris, some people are discoursing ...
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