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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Licking my hot, clammy fingers, I'm surprised by the forgotten flavor of salt. I
thought I was exuding a sugary solution, but no. Apparently my body is still
functioning normally. My sweat definitely has the same old unbearable taste. The
ink soaks ...
Nothing more indigestible than dough right out of the oven, with its moist, yeasty
flavor. But who could resist? Drawn by the scent of fresh bread, drooling
impatiently, I dashed into the stifling heat of a bakery already open for business,
Or this: I sometimes think about those novelties, those colorful trick fruits and
cakes that betray their promise of sugar with a sour or bitter taste, a flavor of salt
or pepper hidden inside an appetizing but deceitful appearance. I don't trust
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