Peter J. Atwood fiction

I like words, and more, words that are used well. This is where I collect them. Most I come across in the works of other authors, but on occasion I find some in the wild myself.


“And then pulled the pistol’s foreskin back, and then enjoyed the orgasm of the crushed trigger.”

—Nabokov, Lolita

This is so blatant as to be extraordinary.