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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There's nothing like encountering the taste of sugar just as one's opening one's
eyes to dispel the weight of bad dreams. I don't dream very much, as a rule. At
least, I don't retain any precise memory of the images that flicker past in my sleep.
Ever since that dream, the ink stains on the floor have haunted me. One of them
in particular. While I digest, I fall into a kind of hypnotic state in which the stain
invariably reminds me of a scorpion with its tail curled up. Sometimes I stare at it
It was somewhere in a dream. Or in lonely solitude. I'm definitely worse today.
Awakened to a deep fatigue. Moving around makes me giddy. I haven't been to
classes for a week now. I don't feel up to going outside and am dipping into my ...
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