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Intercourse in fiction: that which we shouldn’t compose as soon as we come up with intercourse

Frenzied penises, bulbous salutations, bulging pants, howling, groans, sighs, minty-flavoured tongues, embarrassing jobs and spasming muscles: all of these things you’d be prepared to get in a number of the winning entries regarding the Literary Review’s Bad Intercourse in Fiction Award.

Since its first in 1993, the #BadSex prize happens to be a– that is somewhat light-hearted quasi aspects of severity – spectacle. First designed to emphasize those writers that have “produced an outstandingly bad scene of sexual description in a otherwise good novel”, the award nevertheless additionally stresses a significant function: “to draw focus on defectively written, perfunctory, or redundant passages of intimate description in contemporary fiction, and also to discourage them”. Continue reading