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Sanguine Shenanigans & Sinfulness

Book: Sanguine Shenanigans & Sinfulness
Author: Shruthi Venkata Sai Sistla
Publisher: Evincepub Publishing (2022)
Total Pages: 556
Reviewed By: Neel Preet

“True courage results in some extraordinary outcomes, something which we hope for deep down in our hearts but don’t expect in our practical life and yet life surprises us with some beyond imaginable out-turns, only because of our courageous and bold decisions!”   

Well, before starting the review of this amazing title, Sanguine Shenanigans & Sinfulness let me mention that Author Shruthi Venkata Sai Sistla has presented a very bold subject through her book. Moreover, through this book, she had aimed to bring a positive change in our society and the manner in which she had carried out her writing is indeed brilliant. The subject matter of this book may not be appropriate for a young reader so it is necessary to mention that the title is more suitable for the adult readers.

About the Author: Author Shruthi Venkata Sai Sistla is a B Tech 2nd year student with specialization in Computer Science and Engineering. Right from childhood, she has had a flair for writing and reading. She likes to write on realistic issues faced by the youth and stigmatized minorities in the society. Her hobbies include writing poems, reading and exploring new genres of books by new authors as well, and researching on youth issues.

Book’s Introduction: This book, “Sanguine Shenanigans & Sinfulness” by Author Shruthi Venkata Sai Sistla revolves around the themes of prostitution and liberalist feminism. It centres on the ideas of sex-positive feminism, destigmatization of prostitution and sex workers, with the incorporation of importance of individuality, evolving dynamics of human relationships and issues and movements involving women’s rights. It is set against the background of Sonagachi, which is located in the North Kolkata region of West Bengal and is popular for being the largest Red Light Area in Asia!


Through this book, the Author aims to destigmatize the sex industry, highlight the goals of liberalist and sex-positive feminism, and create awareness regarding both social and personal issues faced by women, girls and even many young adults and teenagers in the modern society. There are a total of 40 Reading Worthy Chapters in this book, one after another, which points towards the everyday hardships & plights of the women, who are involved in prostitution.

Book Title: The title “Sanguine Shenanigans & Sinfulness” for this book, which is a real life journey based writing, is certainly an appropriate one with reference to the collection of chapters added in this book by the Author. Moreover, it is a very ‘Catchy Title’ and this is something, which makes the book even more interesting, as the title itself compels you to pick up this book for a read. In this case, the title is giving a very suspenseful as well as an interesting vibe. Therefore, as a reader you would feel the urge to go inside the chapters and try to understand the Author’s thoughts!

In addition, I must mention that the title of this book is much “Justified” with regards to the reading worthy storyline present in this book. Undoubtedly, it is a very apt Book Title for this novel & the Author had been extremely wise to go for this title.

Readers Connect: Well, Author Shruthi Venkata Sai Sistla hopes that the dissemination of her novel would bring about a perceivable change in the minds of her readers, especially the young adults, and would introduce them to the less talked aspects surrounding the aforementioned topics. The contents covered would show them all sides of the herculean issues discussed and would enforce greater thinking in their minds!

Another very important aspect of this book is that the narration made by the Author is indeed engrossing & interesting and the language used in this book is so lucid, that it would totally hook the readers until the very last page. Moreover, this is a book, which will make the readers think about the plot for several times, even after completing the book.

Verdict: A Book like “Sanguine Shenanigans & Sinfulness” is for sure a Must-Read oneand deserves a chance. The way Author had penned down the stories in her book is indeed breath taking and deserves an appreciation. Her work is praise worthy as she has succeeded in painting an immortal picture of the painful life of the women involved in prostitution, through her writings!

Moreover, if you are looking for something truly worthy and out of the box to read then this book is the most-perfect fit for you. Author, Shruthi Venkata Sai Sistlais a promising young Author, who is very honest with her writings, which the readers can feel through her spectacular work in this book.

Book Link: https://www.amazon.in/dp/9354464629/

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