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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The sincerity of the written word? Sometimes, in a pinch. I bought a bar of nougat
from a candy machine on the metro platform. I nibbled at the chocolate on my
way up Rue de Rome. A cream tart and an almond pastry will be 8 Sweet Death.
Stuff myself with juicy and exotic words: guava, nougat, halvah, loukoum, baklava
. . . . But writing doesn't relieve the pain of this unbearable craving. What if I were
to venture out into the night? That chain restaurant near the opera house is still ...
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Jacket description: "An international sensation from the moment of its first publication in France, Sweet Death is a novel of heartstopping intensity, black humor, and passion not easily forgotten. A ... Read full review