I love true stories. This looks like a good one about a couple who is willing to do almost anything for money.
Not Your Ordinary Housewife: Book Review
That’s the theme of this book Not Your Ordinary Housewife by Nikki Stern. In the 1980s, Nikki found herself in Amsterdam and in love. She was a glass-blower and artist, living in a communal lesbian squat, dressing in leather, safety pins and fishnets. She meets Paul, a younger, Dutch punk cartoonist and they soon marry and engage in an amorous sexual connection, dragging two single mattresses onto the floor of their squat to make love all day and night.
Amsterdam and the punk art scene
Paul struggles to find work and does not want to hold down a regular job. He also has homosexual fantasies, and dreams of sharing Nikki with other men. They both come from liberal, arty backgrounds, Nikki’s father a person of note on the art scene and Nikki’s mother a ballerina. Paul enters into several dodgy business deals to earn…
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