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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Nevertheless, they're addicted to nibbling too. They allow themselves carefully
measured doses between classes or sessions in the library. The chocolate break.
But all this is calculated on a precise scale according to which every snack input
Constant nibbling, my only music. Stomach working away tirelessly — what
impressive stamina. The cookie wrappers are piling up around the table and bed.
Must force myself to get up, tidy the room, go out. My palate's getting impatient,
Checking my pockets for a piece of candy that might have escaped my nibbling
and would save me now, looking under the bed, on the bed, in the bed, emptying
out the wastebasket, the market basket, the leather briefcase. At the end of my ...
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