Top 5 Bad Sex in Fiction Award winners: Norman Mailer

DOVEGREY.jpgNorman Mailer was the first author to win the Bad Sex in Fiction Award posthumously. In 2007 he won for his novel The Castle in the Forest. We're awarding him our dove grey shade (third on the scale of light to dark) for his intense language and strange use of the word sap.

Here's a scene from that book:

castle-in-the-forest-180.jpg"His mouth lathered with her sap, he turned around and embraced her face with all the passion of his own lips and face, ready at last to grind into her with the Hound, drive it into her piety."

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