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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I swallow everything. Sometimes their cries put me in a strange nervous state,
during which I chew furiously on anything at all, just to rediscover the sound of my
own mouth. Living like this, surrounded by the disgusting secrets of others, ...
Like biting down on a gritty clump of yeast in a poorly cooked apple turnover.
Better stop writing. Anyway, I've got plenty of cookies left. Still on the train. Back
from the toilet. Unbearable nausea is putting me off my feed. I can't swallow
I managed to swallow my tears, that salty poison. I warned the Student that he
wouldn't be receiving any postcards. And for a very good reason. Now I have to
work quickly. How many trips to be made before the last one? How many
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