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 keep my distance and my cool; it creates an aura of gravity and wisdom.
Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy, Bulgakov, my nights crammed with reading, a sticky mass
of memories, I'm an overweight seagull, Chekhov was a long time ago, one foggy
I have a good laugh, but I keep it to myself. In my own way, am I not also a
masterpiece? Brief daily examination. Before sitting down to write, I put an oval
mirror flat on the table, face up, in the precise spot where I usually open this
Knows how to keep a secret. Passes no judgment. Completely unflappable.
Doesn't interfere by trying to help me, cure me, transform me. Allows me to keep
in touch with the language of my fellow creatures and gives me the luxury and
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