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Smut by Alan Bennett

Contributed by Stephen Coles on Dec 17th, 2012.
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    Source: http://www.henryseneyee.blogspot.com License: All Rights Reserved.

    Henry Sene Yee:

    One of England’s finest and most loved writers explores the uncomfortable and tragicomic gap between people’s public appearance and their private desires in two tender and surprising stories.

    Originally I wanted him to depict just one set of teacups caught in a sexual position rendered with plenty of details, as in the photographic approach. But when I saw all of illustrator Christopher Silas Neal’s great “cupping” sketch ideas I laughed. I couldn’t choose just one. So I decided to include several of them in the design and kept them as simply drawn silhouettes. I’m surprised we didn’t try any ideas with a tea bag. Next time.

    Archer is the perfect type for the topic — outwardly quiet and proper but with an unexpected dash of whimsy.

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    Tiffany Gibert of Books Matter Blog used our cover to pick out her outfit.

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