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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Because of my mother, the Spaniard, and terrible violence. I ran far away so I
wouldn't know any more of what had just happened under the arbor. Even today,
a black hole in my memory. The Moslem cemetery sloped all the way down to the
I can see the Spaniard full-face. I'm not afraid of him at all this time, because
there's something sad about him, something pathetic and reassuring. He's
imploring my mother. They raise their voices. He wants to see the little girl. He
wants to see ...
neath the lampshade; the crazed obstinacy of insects colliding with the mosquito
net ("Why," my mother would ask, "must we always live in countries infested with
mosquitoes?"). The book fell from my hands when the Spaniard tiptoed into my ...
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