…are out. Heh.
The award was won by a food-critic turned novelist, Giles Coren. I’m glad there weren’t comparisons to, hmm… gravy or sausages. Or even american pies, if you know what I mean. The Guardian claims that comparing the male genitalia to a hose in an empty bathtub clinched it.
Reminds me of when HDHD was in Delhi during the Book Fair, a couple of years ago. Which novel was it, where there was something about Ferraris and parking cars in the garage- Vikram Chandra’s?
More from the BBC on the Bad Sex in Fiction award here. I quote:
“‘Ooh-la-la!’ she breathed as he smelt the clean aroma of her short bobbed hair and the rain-sodden grass around it. ‘Oooh-la-jolly well-la!’