Gasps as Nancy Huston scoops 2012 Bad Sex Award

Lea, Bronwyn (2012) Gasps as Nancy Huston scoops 2012 Bad Sex Award. The Conversation, .

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Author Lea, Bronwyn
Title Gasps as Nancy Huston scoops 2012 Bad Sex Award
Journal name The Conversation
Publication date 2012-12-05
Sub-type Creative work
Open Access Status
Total pages 1 article
Place of publication Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Publisher The Conversation Media Trust
Language eng
Subject Original Creative Work - Textual work
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I admit it: I was wrong.

I was satisfied beyond a reasonable doubt that BBC Newsnight economics editor Paul Mason would win the 2012 Bad Sex in Fiction Awards for his ikebana-cum-gymnastic efforts in his debut novel Rare Earth...

But he didn’t. Not only are my credentials as a literary critic now in contention, but my confidence in calling bad sex when I see it has been shattered.

At a ceremony held at London’s stately Naval & Military Club (better and perhaps more aptly known as The In & Out) Samantha Bond of Downton Abbey fame presented Britain’s least-coveted prize to Canadian author Nancy Huston for her 14th novel, Infrared, about a woman who snaps (as in photographs) her lovers while making love...
Keyword Literature
Q-Index Code CX
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Institutional Status UQ

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