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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 The Dangerous Bride
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'What do you do when your husband claims to be madly in love with you, but doesn't desire you sexually? When your therapist is more interested in opening an online sex-toy shop with your husband than in saving your marriage? Do you try yet another counsellor, get divorced or settle for a sexless marriage?

'Lee Kofman, rebellious daughter of ultra-orthodox Jews, has always sought her own way. True to her Bohemian dream where love can coexist with sexual freedom, she decided to experiment with an open marriage . . . despite the fact that her previous non-monogamous relationship ended in disaster.

Our cultural mores suggest that love without monogamy is impossible, but Lee hoped she could do better the second time round and embarked on a personal exploration to find out whether she could save her marriage while being non-monogamous in an ethical way. For several months she talked to swingers, polyamorists, cross-dressers, suburban families, artists and migrants—in short, to anyone who has ever been involved in an unconventional relationship.

'Set during Lee's first years in Australia, it is also the story of migration, and an exploration of the eternal conflict between our desire for security, but also for foreign places—in love and elsewhere. The Dangerous Bride tells the story of her quest.' (Publication summary)

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Lee Kofman : The Dangerous Bride Walter Mason , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , February 2015;

— Review of The Dangerous Bride Lee Kofman , 2014 single work autobiography
A Courageous Story of Shedding Monogamy Shedding a Life of Monogamy Claire Scobie , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 29-30 November 2014; (p. 31) The Canberra Times , 29 November 2014; (p. 22) The Age , 29 November 2014; (p. 31)

— Review of The Dangerous Bride Lee Kofman , 2014 single work autobiography
A Courageous Story of Shedding Monogamy Shedding a Life of Monogamy Claire Scobie , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 29-30 November 2014; (p. 31) The Canberra Times , 29 November 2014; (p. 22) The Age , 29 November 2014; (p. 31)

— Review of The Dangerous Bride Lee Kofman , 2014 single work autobiography
Lee Kofman : The Dangerous Bride Walter Mason , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , February 2015;

— Review of The Dangerous Bride Lee Kofman , 2014 single work autobiography
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