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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A little plump sometimes, or lanky, athletic types, they're too busy preparing for
exams and watching their figures to let themselves go in pastry orgies.
Nevertheless, they're addicted to nibbling too. They allow themselves carefully
The comprehensive exams are coming up. I continue my sugar marathon
unruffled, with a free and easy mind, spending my time in pastry shops instead of
libraries with a clear conscience. All around me, irritability, panic, feverish
The Student must be surprised at my absence, especially since he knows that the
exams are child's play for me. Those exams, at least. Because I always flunk the
entrance exams for presentable society. I'm still proud of my failure and don't ...
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