Rowan Pelling on “A Good Sex Scene”


“There certainly are commercial pressures on literary novelists to tackle certain topics, but crime tops passion every time. Most publishers are looking for the next Stieg Larsson or Ruth Rendell. Why else would Barnes himself have published four detective thrillers in the Eighties under the pseudonym Dan Kavanagh? Death sells, not sex.”

Nope, they still don’t get it. The rest of the article is here

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