Unveiling the Dark Side of Goa: A Review of “A Virus on the Beach: A Tourist Gets Snared in Goa’s Brutal Trafficking Network
The author does a fantastic job of creating complex and relatable characters, making it easy for readers to connect with them and feel invested in their journey. The depiction of the harsh conditions faced by the two women, who are trafficked from different parts of the country, is both heart-wrenching and eye-opening. The book also highlights the desperation and violence that often accompany this illegal trade, showing the shocking reality of the situation. The British tourist, who serves as an outsider’s perspective, provides a stark contrast to the horrors faced by the women and acts as a stand-in for the reader, making it easy to put oneself in his shoes.
In addition to being a powerful commentary on the issue of sex trafficking, the novel is also a thrilling read, with twists and turns that keep the reader on the edge of their seat. The author’s writing style is engaging and fast-paced, making it easy to get lost in the story.
Overall, “A Virus on the Beach” is a thought-provoking and well-written novel that sheds light on the issue of sex trafficking in India. It is a powerful call to action, urging readers to take a stand against this heinous crime and do their part in bringing about change.