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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I had come not for the him, but for the candy and ice cream bars during
intermission. For the disturbing sensation of chewing anonymously, slumped
down in my seat. For the lips dancing along the cone or popsicle stick. For the
crazy race ...
Passage du Lido, with its lofty roof of opaque glass, the arcade bustling noisily
like the deck of a crowded steamship. This evening I've embarked on a sugary
crossing over oceans of ice cream. My digestion will carefully evaluate every
Everything turns up in a spray can: insecticide, shaving cream, toothpaste,
hairspray, paint, soap, mineral water, ... The directions for use specify that the can
must be held upside-down in a vertical position over the pie, ice cream, or fruit.
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