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I enjoyed earlier Roslund et al. stories, '3 seconds' particularly. They write with a good sense of pace. This one was different, very different I felt.
The subject of this story is the sex trade, the exploitation of immigrant girls in Scandinavia. Now I am sure that this is a disgusting business, well obviously it is. However, for me, the pleasure of listening was destroyed by the overly graphic and explicit language used to describe aspects of the girls lives. OK for a shock-horror campaign briefing, but I want to listen to a book for fun I quess, and this goes too far for me. I don't really need to hear graphic details of how objects are forcibly inserted into young kidnapped girls "c...ts" ( a word used too often for a story I feel) to make a point.
I probably could have overlooked this at times if the story was going anywhere, it doesn't really, it just wanders from offensive scene to offensive scene.
It's going back.
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