Erri De Luca wins Bad Sex in Fiction Award

Erri De Luca wins Bad Sex in Fiction Award
 

Italian author Erri De Luca has won this year's Bad Sex in Fiction Award for his novel The Day Before Happiness.
De Luca held off stiff competition from former Blue Peter presenter Janet Ellis to take the 24th annual prize.
His novel includes lines such as: "I was her plaything, which she moved around.
"Our sexes were ready, poised in expectation, barely touching each other: ballet dancers hovering en pointe."
The judges said they were swayed by this scene in particular, which involves the Neapolitan orphan protagonist and a mysterious woman he has watched from afar.
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1 December 2016 in Art & Culture, Views: 31
Source: BBC
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