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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... the Russian writers and the great Russian soul. I couldn't care less anymore, I'
m concentrating on the present: sugary tartlets parading across my plate. Nothing
else is important except what's right before my eyes: the pulpy flesh of cherries, ...
... tour Saint-Jacques trembling Like a sunflower. I detached the page from the
metal spiral ring by ring and handed it to him solemnly, as if it were a message of
the utmost importance. Yes Sir, this heap of flesh collapsed on a 84 Sweet Death.
The juice of all fruits, hot, invisible sap, spurting only from wounded flesh, as if to
expose its scandal and shame. Blood too beautiful to be spilled. That's why I didn'
t choose to open my veins. And I didn't want to dirty the sheets I don't hear the ...
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