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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A cream tart and an almond pastry will be my supper treats tonight. The family
apartment. Always deserted whenever I go there. My father's never around. He's
off being diplomatic somewhere, probably to avoid me. At least I have the good ...
A little plump sometimes, or lanky, athletic types, they're too busy preparing for
exams and watching their figures to let themselves go in pastry orgies.
Nevertheless, they're addicted to nibbling too. They allow themselves carefully
We left the pastry shop as though nothing had happened. When will he stop
asking superfluous questions? It's really so simple. My life is hanging by a sugar
cube. The comprehensive exams are coming up. I continue my sugar marathon ...
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