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Book Club Awards Author for Best Sex Writing

Icelandic book club Krummi awarded author Elísabet Jökulsdóttir with the Red Raven’s Feather last week for the most interesting sex description in literature in 2007. The award is granted annually at the book club’s general meeting.

In her book Heilraedi lásasmidsins (“Advice from the locksmith”), Jökulsdóttir describes her relationship with Algea, a man whom she met while traveling in New York. Her book begins with the words: “I had sex in Central Park.”

The jury of Krummi book club concluded Jökulsdóttir’s sex writing was ardent, erotic, clever and inspirational. The author received the red feather from Krummi’s president Pétur Blöndal and board member Lárus Blöndal.

Other nominees this year include Bjarni Bjarnason, Jón Kalman Stefánsson, Valgardur Egilsson and Vigdís Grímsdóttir. The Red Raven’s Feather was granted for the first time last year to Eiríkur Örn Norddahl.

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