Read ➪ Madam Lash Author Sam Everingham –

Madam Lash Retel Pinniger Dominatrix Fetishist Artist And Courtesan To The Rich And Famous Has Been Shocking And Outraging Australia For Decades Never Shy Of Publicity This Introverted Daughter Of A Handsome War Hero From The Melbourne Establishment Once Wanted To Become A Nun Instead She Threw Her Leather Clad Body Into A World Of Sex Drugs And Riotous Parties She Danced With Elton John Catered To Clyde Packer S Creative Sexual Fantasies And Was Supported By A Fabulously Wealthy Patron Who Bequeathed Her A Generous Allowance So Long As His Name Was Never Disclosed By Her.Despite Marrying And Becoming A Mother There Is Nothing Ordinary About The Outlandish Gretel Pinniger Join Sam Everingham As He Takes You Into The Colourful Reality Of Australia S Most Misunderstood Eccentric This Is A Portrait As Revealing Provocative And Outrageous As Madam Lash Herself.

10 thoughts on “Madam Lash

  1. says:

    . popular girls were less interesting people Gretel Pinniger, known as Madame Lash to her clients, has shocked and thrilled Australian society for some 40 years During her career, Ms Pinniger has made a name as an artist, a fashion designer and as a dominatrix Ms Pinniger has also stood for a seat in the Australian Senate.But who is Gretel Pinniger, and how much of Ms Pinniger is represented by Madame Lash And which of her multiple legacies would she most wish to be remembered for I read this book to try to get some sense of the woman behind the legend especially of the artist who has twice been a finalist for the Archibald Prize I have mixed feelings about this book It s full of stories about Ms Pinniger all of those titillating anecdotes about drug use and wealthy patrons the flair for publicity and the headlines Ms Pinniger has taken exception to some of what is included in this book which, naturally, generates its own interest What is fact, and what is fiction Has Ms Pinniger been misrepresented Or, perhaps, has she been misunderstood It s difficult to know so much of Ms Pinniger s life has been lived in public there is little left with which to shock or surprise Interesting as the anecdotes are, especially t...

  2. says:

    Excellent book light on the torrid stuff but it paints an engaging and well rounded picture of a very intersting, creative and slightly mad, individual.

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