Top 5 Bad Sex in Fiction Award winners: Nancy Huston

ash-50x50.jpgBelieve it or not, this isn't the most awkwardly described sex scene on our list. In fact, Canadian author Nancy Huston merits ash grey, the lightest shade on our scale of light to dark. She won the Bad Sex in Fiction Award in 2012 for her novel Infrared, and in particular for her vivid imagery. Here's a sample:

"infrared-180.jpgnever will I tire of that silvery fluidity, my sex swimming in joy like a fish in water, my self freed of both self and other, the quivering sensation, the carnal pink palpitation that detaches you from all colour and all flesh, making you see only stars, constellations, milky ways, propelling you bodiless and soulless into undulating space where the undulating skies make your non-body undulate..."


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