Tuesday, August 6, 2013 |
David Guterson gets our darkest shade of grey -- charcoal. He won the award for his 2011 novel, Ed King, and in particular for an incestuous sex scene in the shower that gives a whole new meaning to the term "family jewels." Here's the passage:
"In the shower, Ed stood with his hands at the back of his head, like someone just arrested, while she abused him with a bar of soap. After a while he shut his eyes, and Diane, wielding her fingernails now and staring at his face, helped him out with two practiced hands, one squeezing the family jewels..."
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