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'm having trouble finding the right words, probably because of this cold ink that
leaves only dry marks behind. Sad, this shrunken style of writing, such a contrast
to the thick, well- rounded loops and curves of the preceding pages. Today my ...
Such pleasure to rediscover those ebony words, those succulent words traced in
beautiful ink, so thick and oily. In the end I decided to give up the Waterman —
too classic. The new Shaeffer won me over. It's a handsome, streamlined model,
A crescendo of abrupt words I don't understand at all. My mother, beautiful at the
height of her arrogance. The boil has taken over half my chin. I hold my breath so
they won't know I'm here. I can see the Spaniard full-face. I'm not afraid of him ...
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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