There's nothing more English than bad sex, so on behalf of a nation, I thank you
I thought that was a rather gracious response to receiving an award that no one wants to win.
I was intrigued to learn that his story is
about how the scars of childhood abuse affect later relationships and it's based on two people's real experienceand I wonder how the lines that have been so often quoted would appear in context. I may have to get hold of the book to find out, so it's true what they say about publicity.
The article by the award winner is here. If you're at all interested in writing books then it's worth reading.