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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Then I buy myself some caramel lollipops. As I nibble, memories crop up. The
year of the baccalaureate exam. No more tete-a-tetes with Mama, who's running
out of steam trying to keep up with me. The two hours she devotes to my studies ...
A new era begins: never again will I chew on the cap to my pen, a bad habit I
indulged with the Waterman. Resolved: to write with pen in hand, lollipop in
mouth. When I awoke this morning, the caramel I'd tucked into 36 Sweet Death.
When I awoke this morning, the caramel I'd tucked into a corner of my mouth for
the night still hadn't melted completely away. It makes my tongue feel a bit fuzzy.
There's nothing like encountering the taste of sugar just as one's opening one's ...
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