Thursday, March 10, 2016

Top ten books about breasts

Hollie McNish is a UK poet who loves writing. Her latest book is Nobody Told Me: Poetry and Parenthood. One of her top ten literary works about breasts, as shared at the Guardian:
Lady Chatterley’s Lover by DH Lawrence (novel)

Yes, Connie is a pretty obvious character whose body is focused on way more than her mind. Yes, Mellors the gardener is an obvious choice with speeches that remind me of Dick Van Dyke’s chimney-sweep English. But Jesus, in this era of airbrushing, silent and statue-still photographed bodies, these breasts are in motion, having fun: purely positive attributes swinging”softly, like bells”, stroked under nighties, wrapped “in honeysuckle” and held up to that “heavy rain”
Read about the other entries on the list.

Lady Chatterley’s Lover is among Alex Preston's ten best sex scenes from film, TV and literature, Hannah Jane Parkinson's top ten readers of fiction in fiction and Joni Rendon and Shannon McKenna Schmidt's list of nine works inspired by writers’ love lives.

--Marshal Zeringue