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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The body beautiful, to be molded in accordance with the rediscovered standards
of antiquity. The athletic body, to be displayed in its perfect plasticity. The one
Mama tried hard to impose on me through endless exercise classes and ballet ...
My mother, beautiful at the height of her arrogance. The boil has taken over half
my chin. I hold my breath so they won't know I'm here. I can see the Spaniard full-
face. I'm not afraid of him at all this time, because there's something sad about ...
He left as he had come. Forever. Today, in my hand, there's only a jumble of lines
, some deep, some faint, the maze of my life. I've finally found the way out. The
Student's hair is as dark as the Spaniard's. A beautiful inky black. A black the
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