Mattress Actress is the story of Annika Cleeve’s eighteen years as a sex worker.
Her troubled childhood in Queensland led to working in a brothel on the Sunshine Coast at the age of fifteen, and from there Annika worked her way up to the high-end parlours, agencies and private work in various parts of Australia and internationally.
In this book Annika reveals the truth of a sex worker’s life; the clients, the
girls, the parlour bosses, the rip-off merchants, the drug deaths, the white slavery, the discrimination, the corrupt police and politicians, the exotic travel and the money.
Mattress Actress is a revealing and gutsy look at someone practising the world’s oldest profession in the late twentieth century. From wide-eyed innocent to experienced and successful professional, Annika’s story is both shocking and highly entertaining.
“Annika Cleeve is not her real name but this is her real story: a raw and honest account of life in the raw as a new recruit to the oldest profession.” – Andrew Rule
Also published as Eve: Confessions of an International Call Girl by Monsoon Books
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Annika Cleeve has an alphabet of qualifications behind her name, and during her studies she spent 18 years as a sex worker, plying her trade all over the world. She currently lives in Sydney.