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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My fountain pen fell on the floor and broke. The nib is completely bent. I tried to
straighten it, but forget it. The pen is shot. I'm having trouble finding the right
words, probably because of this cold ink that leaves only dry marks behind. Sad,
The floor is spotted with black splotches, indelible stains, the signature of the
felling pen's demise. There are starfish and licorice jellybeans, Chinese and
cuneiform characters, dots, semiquavers, bushy eyebrows, some of those tiny
No, there must be a mistake, I haven't ordered anything like this, besides, no
one's getting married on this floor, you can see for yourself, there's no party up
here. Or else have the Student come in, confess everything, the imaginary guests
, and ...
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Jacket description: "An international sensation from the moment of its first publication in France, Sweet Death is a novel of heartstopping intensity, black humor, and passion not easily forgotten. A ... Read full review