Issue Details: First known date: 2010 2010
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'Gretel 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 more 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.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Dedication:

    To Gretel
    For taking me to the outer reaches of your spirit.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2010 .
      Extent: ix, 270p., [16]p. of platesp.
      Description: illus. (some col.), ports (some col.)
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-264) and index.
      ISBN: 9781742370019 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Whipped into a Frenzy William Verity , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Illawarra Mercury Weekender , 12 - 13 June 2010; (p. 24)
The Life of Lash Kathy Marks , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 June 2010; (p. 4-5)
Non-Fiction Fiona Capp , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 26 June 2010; (p. 24)

— Review of Madam Lash : Gretel Pinniger's Scandalous Life of Sex, Art and Bondage Sam Everingham 2010 single work biography ; Detritus : Addressing Culture and the Arts Robyn Archer 2010 selected work prose
In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 3-4 July 2010; (p. 35)

— Review of Madam Lash : Gretel Pinniger's Scandalous Life of Sex, Art and Bondage Sam Everingham 2010 single work biography ; The Second-Best Job in the World : The Extraordinary Adventures of an ABC Cameraman Julian Mather 2010 single work autobiography ; Sunday's Kitchen : Food and Living at Heide Lesley Harding Kendrah Morgan 2010 single work prose
Different Strokes, Different Blokes Daphne Guinness , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 18 July 2010; (p. 13)

— Review of Madam Lash : Gretel Pinniger's Scandalous Life of Sex, Art and Bondage Sam Everingham 2010 single work biography
Non-Fiction Fiona Capp , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 26 June 2010; (p. 24)

— Review of Madam Lash : Gretel Pinniger's Scandalous Life of Sex, Art and Bondage Sam Everingham 2010 single work biography ; Detritus : Addressing Culture and the Arts Robyn Archer 2010 selected work prose
In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 3-4 July 2010; (p. 35)

— Review of Madam Lash : Gretel Pinniger's Scandalous Life of Sex, Art and Bondage Sam Everingham 2010 single work biography ; The Second-Best Job in the World : The Extraordinary Adventures of an ABC Cameraman Julian Mather 2010 single work autobiography ; Sunday's Kitchen : Food and Living at Heide Lesley Harding Kendrah Morgan 2010 single work prose
Different Strokes, Different Blokes Daphne Guinness , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 18 July 2010; (p. 13)

— Review of Madam Lash : Gretel Pinniger's Scandalous Life of Sex, Art and Bondage Sam Everingham 2010 single work biography
Whipped into a Frenzy William Verity , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Illawarra Mercury Weekender , 12 - 13 June 2010; (p. 24)
The Life of Lash Kathy Marks , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 June 2010; (p. 4-5)
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