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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This evening I've embarked on a sugary crossing over oceans of ice cream. ...
The vanity of writing when the Norwegian omelet is so beautifully presented:
omelet, ice cream, burning brandy. Back on the metro ... with whipped cream.
Everything turns up in a spray can: insecticide, shaving cream, toothpaste,
hairspray, paint, soap, mineral water, perfume, deodorant . . . even whipped
cream. Whipped cream in the privacy of your own home at the touch of a finger!
I could say that I'm eating heavy cakes dripping with honey and cream filling, that
I steal them from the display case in a ... tarts and chocolate mousses they have
left, sit down in front of a bowl of ice cream topped with swirls of whipped cream, ...
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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