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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They gobble up their sandwiches without even knowing what's inside them. Their
coffee gets cold between the critique of a new film and a political commentary on
current events. The indispensable cigarette, a basic accessory in every ...
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
Greedy vermin are busy swarming inside my breasts, drinking sugar from my milk
ducts. The Student. Will he come by again? I chose sugar with its slow sweetness
, its little sips of pleasure. I was playing tea-party with death. As this night wears ...
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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