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 puny little buttons of their withered breasts would stick up under tiny triangles
of satiny material purchased at enormous expense from a fashionable shop on
Rue Saint-Honor^. They'd strike seductive poses on a close-cropped lawn as ...
Seen upside-down, the pen nib is a tiny beetle held prisoner by my huge fingers,
and yet it's agile, proceeding by fits and starts of its hooked and curling paws,
leaving behind a shining black trail I enjoy watching as it dries. An incongruous
Cans of fruit salad and cream of chestnuts floated around me, an aerial merry-go-
round jammed into my tiny room, and I tried to grab the ring that buys an extra
ride. The carrousel stopped suddenly, however, its whirling interrupted by the ...
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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