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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It makes my tongue feel a bit fuzzy. There's nothing like encountering the taste of
sugar just as one's opening one's eyes to dispel the weight of bad dreams. I don't
dream very much, as a rule. At least, I don't retain any precise memory of the ...
My palate's getting impatient, my tongue demands new sensations, fresh pastry.
Going downstairs isn't so hard. But afterward, the agony of climbing seven flights
of stairs! I dream about an elevator. What a mistake, choosing to live in a garret!
Always fond of new sensations, my tongue thoroughly enjoyed this soft, rich
novelty. What was inside my mouth was simply wonderful. The level in the bottle
kept dropping, but I wasn't thinking about the alcohol. Little by little my eyes
began to ...
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