He likes awards, right?
Bad sex in fiction award 2015: Morrissey goes head to head with Erica Jong
- The Guardian
Former Smiths frontman beats ‘piggate’ biography of prime minister to join eight contenders for most toe-curling depiction of ‘full-figured copulation’
This is, the judges point out, “the first time an author from the distinguished Penguin Classics stable has made it onto the shortlist”.
“Eliza and Exra rolled together into the one giggling snowball of full-figured copulation,” one particularly energetic passage begins. It was always going to end badly: “Both fell awkwardly off the bed.”
“He is a very strong contender,” Frank Brinkley, one of the judges, said reverently.
...The Literary Review will announce the winner on December 1, at a party at the carefully chosen venue, London’s In