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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Mother maintains a stoical silence, however, never broaching the subject. We
have lunch together, just the two of us, chatting about literature. She gives me a
lesson in literary history right then and there. Followed by a tiresome fitting
Then there is an almost religious silence, the silence of completely self-
preoccupied enjoyment. Some patrons are unable to finish this titanic dessert. I'm
the only one who orders seconds. The rain caught me right in front of a bookstore
As far back as I can remember, night has enveloped me in its dense silence, a
silence that breeds hunger. I've never ceased prowling on all fours, keeping my
ears pricked up, nosing around the hypothetical trail left by my fellow creatures.
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