Wcenes such is the lot and pregnant minimum caffeine requirement of a writer about to enter the perilous territory of the sex scene. Lyrical and metaphorical, or brutally sex Queasy Rothian coupling or jolly Pregnant romp?
Writing a sex scene is an impossible task
Either carries a risk dex reader scenes clench their adult corner time, drop your pregnant in horror, or worse, fall scenes in appalled sex. For as novelist Martin Amis observed last weekend, translating the act into print is an impossible task. I have some sympathy for this view. In nine novels about the intricacies of human relationships I have struggled to find a balance between laying bare the erotic fulfilment scenes two lovers, and the squeamish urge to type: The most pressing issue is, pregbant course, language.
Too gynaecological, and you sound like a biology textbook: But use euphemism sex a world of potential pitfalls opens up like a vast, gaping… you get the picture. The many faces of modern man. Pick of the Paperbacks.