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Red Velvet: Memoirs of a Working Girl

3.32  ·  Rating details ·  34 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
This is a story about how I became a whore, how I sold myself and what I did to earn a living. I always felt compassion, even tenderness for my clients. Well, most of then anyway'. Red Velvet is the diary of former call girl Lisa Lou. Her memories are funny, raunchy, poignant and compassionate. It traces Lisa's early experiences, from a childhood of abuse, to life as a hig ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published April 10th 2006 by New Holland Publishing Australia Pty Ltd
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Praj
Apr 17, 2010 rated it really liked it
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'Red Velvet' is a poignant memoirs of an elite call girl Lisa Lou.It depicts Lisa's journey from being abused by her father in her childhood to becoming a high class prostitute.Her sexual calender further propels her in being a decorative arm candy of her wealthy lover and eventually leads into Lisa running an escort service.
Words fail me when it comes to describing the readings.Memoirs of a courtesan(escort) could not get more raw and sensuous. This book is overtly sexual, erotic and graphica
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Felicity
Apr 19, 2012 rated it really liked it
I loved this book, it satisfied my curiosity on the life of a working girl. It's so opposite to my own lifestyle that I sometimes cannot comprehend how you get yourself into such a situation, but hearing this woman's story was amazing. This woman was an intelligent, educated mother who did what she needed to do to get by and I guess it also shows that you can't really stereotype who works in these types of industries. I found it really interesting and sad at the same time. I closed the book hopi ...more
Kathy Duey
At first it was really interesting but somehow right after the middle part of the book it got so monotonous that i just have to finish to know if she did have a happy ending bec. I have to. It was very descriptive and poignant experiences from past clientele, the author's views are honest and very raw... Yet i must say i did finished it and wasn't appeased about whatever happened after Mr. Red?
Matt Fraser
Jun 22, 2010 rated it did not like it


I'd give it 2 stars if it didnt have so many spelling/gramatical errors through it.

Complete shit.

Read all of it though.....
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