Apparently they all feature some rather bad sex writing. This is according to Literary Review, who have been awarding the Britain’s Bad Sex in Fiction Awards since 1993. The Golden Mean is among this years’ shortlisted titles. The other titles mentioned above are past “winners”.
Annabel has posted her remarks about being nominated for this prestigious award on her blog.
Also making the 2010 shortlist (and in our collection) are:
Freedom by Jonathan Franzen;
The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas
Mr. Peanut by Adam Ross