Every year Literary Review, a London journal, hands out its infamous “Bad Sex” award. This dubious honor highlights bad writing about (mostly) good sex. But if an award were given for good writing about (mostly) bad sex, Ian McEwan would win it hands down for his latest effort On Chesil Beach.
McEwan has merely dabbled in erotic writing before. The libra…
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