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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Using my dessert fork, I'd turn the cake into a bizarre magma on the brink of
collapse, perforated by a multitude of unsightly holes. I drew up my barricade of
refusal all around the edge of the plate, writing "I don't want any" with the
As they whispered confectionary advice to each other, their lips trembled with the
anticipated pleasure of a universally acclaimed dessert whose success lay in a
secret dose of tenderness and malice. Outside, endless water, a deluge, that I ...
Thanks to her I was able to appreciate the extravagant Pillars of Hercules served
in a Greek restaurant, a dessert that measured up to its name. Four twisted
columns of baked meringue supporting a cloud of whipped cream over scoops of
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