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Morrissey is a finalist for the Bad Sex in Fiction Award: Heaven knows he's miserable now

Morrissey is a finalist for the Bad Sex in Fiction Award: Heaven knows he's miserable now

Stop us if you think you've heard this one before: Morrissey, the English musician turned novelist, is apparently not great at writing about sex.

The former Smiths frontman is one of eight writers in the running for the Bad Sex in Fiction Award, the annual dubious honor given by the Literary Review to "an author who has produced an outstandingly bad scene of sexual description in an otherwise good novel."

The "good novel" part might be a bit of a stretch — Morrissey's debut work of fiction, "List of the Lost," was almost universally panned by critics. This might have been...

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