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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As they whispered confectionary advice to each other, their lips trembled with the
anticipated pleasure of a universally acclaimed dessert whose success lay in a
secret dose of tenderness and malice. Outside, endless water, a deluge, that I ...
But a monster who dares to have fun — that's inconvenient, that keeps people
from letting go and enjoying themselves, that freezes laughter into a grimace on
the lips. The mother resented me. Barely concealed distaste, just below the
He glued his lips to the palm of my hand. Then he closed my fingers over the spot
. "Keep this kiss forever. As a remembrance of me." He left as he had come.
Forever. Today, in my hand, there's only a jumble of lines, some deep, some faint,
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