LoveReading View on The Next Best Thing
What do you do as a 30 something who suddenly realises that she has settled for second best. More barbed comedy from the author of â€˜And What Do you Do?
The Next Best Thing Synopsis
At thirty-five, Jane, a freelance translator, realises something rather disturbing. After fifteen years spent building the life she believed she wanted, shes failed. She thought she had everything perfectly balanced - working from home allows her to keep her financial independence, spend time with her daughter and escape office politics - but somehow, instead of combining a rewarding career with a satisfying mother-daughter relationship, shes become an all-purpose dogsbody, rushing from crisis to crisis and combining missing deadlines with repairing the dishwasher. Rupert is also leading the life he planned: a job in the city, a glamorous girlfriend, plenty of money. But hes beginning to have doubts about the dull-but-sensible route hes chosen - and to realise its just possible he wants more out of life. So when he and Jane meet, each escaping their day-to-day life with a stolen afternoon in the peace of the cinema, they both start to wonder whether its really enough to settle for the next best thing.
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