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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... one foggy evening in London when I wandered without meeting anyone, so
many words stuffed down my throat, I spit up the best ones, it's not I who is
speaking but a stranger who has taken over my voice, who says what anyone at
all might ...
Her breath was an almost palpable mixture of raspberry and tobacco. Her voice
filled all the space between us, warm and fluid when she praised the ambience of
Brussels but tinged with bitterness to describe Madagascar. She spoke at length
They raise their voices. He wants to see the little girl. He wants to see me. He
says my name. They quarrel. They lower their voices. They spit strangled words
at each other. They make wild threats. They're struggling, grappling with each
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