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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With all due respect to mirrors, I shall die ugly and misshapen. Kue de l'Ecole-de-
M&lecine. There's a Viennese pastry shop I didn't know about. The Student took
me there. The shop window where the cakes are displayed is raised unusually ...
I placed a hand mirror on the floor tonight to examine this red hole between my
legs, an entrance that has never been used and never will be by anyone, not
even me. Suddenly I became very hungry, with violent stomach pains. I sucked
But first, the session closed with a brief meditation before the mirror. An opaline
sconce above the dressing table diffused a soft light. The rest of the room was full
of shadows, because the velvet drapes had not been drawn yet, which obviously
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