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December 5, 2013 | by

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By now, you will have heard that Manil Suri has won the coveted twenty-first Literary Review Bad Sex in Fiction Award, for a passage from his novel The City of Devi. The award-winning purple prose includes:

Surely supernovas explode that instant, somewhere, in some galaxy. The hut vanishes, and with it the sea and the sands—only Karun’s body, locked with mine, remains. We streak like superheroes past suns and solar systems, we dive through shoals of quarks and atomic nuclei. In celebration of our breakthrough fourth star, statisticians the world over rejoice.

Our vote may have been for The Victoria System, but hearty congratulations all around!

 

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  1. picaro | December 5, 2013 at 5:37 pm

    I don’t know about the Literary Review judges, but that adequately describes each of my sexual encounters.

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