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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If I haven't been given discreet notice to leave the premises, it's thanks to my Dior
blouse and a few judicious tips. Will I be obliged to place myself under the
protection of haute couture to have the run of this earthly paradise? Shall I be
forced to ...
... less discreet these days, and sweeter. Perhaps I've made a stupid wager with
life. But I know myself; I'll go through with it, to the very end. Death from eating too
much. After all, so I'm told, there are those who die of loving too much. Today's ...
And while I'm busy writing, with a delicious frangipane sitting on the table in front
of me, the other customers in the tearoom must be thinking, as my mother used to
remark to me on the plane, that I could learn to be a little more discreet.
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