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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Page after page, I'm breasting the dense current of my almost daily chatter with
myself, all consigned, undated, to this notebook. It makes me laugh, my stubborn
persistence in rooting out a detailed catalogue of vague memories and taste ...
Stretched out face up on the bench, with my knees crooked and the notebook
braced against my thighs, I still don't feel very well. The dozen hot croissants I just
wolfed down are lying heavily on my stomach. Nothing more indigestible than ...
Standing on the threshold, he points at the notebook open on the table, with the
uncapped pen lying in the middle of the page. "So that's why you're playing dead,
so you can write!" I shrug my shoulders without saying anything, I let him invent ...
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