Please read this brilliant review of The Sex Tourist by Olivia Jayne Eldridge.
As I write this review of THE SEX TOURIST, I remain conflicted. It’s explicit subject matter conjured up a multitude of varied emotions. Marketed as erotic fiction based on a true-life story, it’s written in two parts. Part one was taken from daily journal entries of a real-life sex worker. At times stimulating, but for the most part revolting, it fascinated me. Although, I must admit, there were several moments when its brutality nearly forced me to abandon this book. Aroused and yet, deeply disturbed, I read on. Lillian Biro’s murder could not be in vain. I needed to hear what she had to say – to understand her. More importantly, I needed to find a sense of peace in her untimely death.
Throughout her first-hand account, I was transported into the twisted underworld of a sex worker. If you should begin to judge Lillian, please let me remind you…
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