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Akira Michaels

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Twenty-six-year old Rickie, a struggling actress, lives a somewhat bohemian life in a seedy part of Cape Town, where hookers hang out, and Hannes, their pimp, lives in a derelict car in Rickie’s back yard.Disillusioned with men after discoveringMoreTwenty-six-year old Rickie, a struggling actress, lives a somewhat bohemian life in a seedy part of Cape Town, where hookers hang out, and Hannes, their pimp, lives in a derelict car in Rickie’s back yard.Disillusioned with men after discovering her boyfriend in bed with her best friend, Rickie becomes intrigued by the idea of cybersex, where she gets to be in control.Callum, aged 37, is in the process of getting divorced. He resolves to make changes, both in his personal and working life. After seeing a magazine article about cybersex, he decides to give it a go.As events and opportunities take sudden and dramatic turns, Callum and Rickie find that their online liaison develops in intensity.Other characters play an integral part in the overall story. Callum’s sister, Carly, whose marriage is also on the rocks, dabbles in a fling with a young Afrikaaner. Shaun, the manager of Callum’s jazz bar, battles with his coke habit, while Thelma, another employee, plots to steal his job. And then, out of the blue, there is José.At a time when fear of intimacy is becoming a common experience, this story describes how the virtual world might be where we explore our alternative selves, becoming dependent on those exchanges as a refuge from a chaotic and fast-paced world.