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'Bad sex was never an option' in the time when the Kama Sutra was written, says Dr Seema Anand
Reviewed in India on 17 September 2018
I'm reading my copy of The Arts of Seduction by Seema Anand, an authority on the Kama Sutra. Seema is very sure of her subject. Her 'chatty' style (which she once told me was no good for a writer) works wonderfully. She sounds neither too learned nor embarrassed. The book is fun because she is having great fun communicating with her reader.
She treats sex as fun too (so did the original texts, she tells
us ). What a civilisation we must have been, where everyone was having fulfilling sex with the sole intention of giving and receiving pleasure, without harming anyone, without any furtiveness or shame. The attitude towards sex was wholesome and generous - most unlike the twisted and depraved hunger and rage that surround us everywhere. Sex has become a weapon to inflict pain, revenge and 'punishment', and on children, too!!
To move on -
And 'bad sex was never an option'. (great line). Even something as trifling as the inability to perform for some reason didn't stop a man from giving his partner great pleasure.
The 'My Advice' section at the end of each chapter is a great idea. Very well written, too.
I think this book is the perfect gift for young couples in love.