Create Your Own Midlife Crisis

Marie Phillips

100 pages Copies in English Original publisher: Profile BooksHumour

To run away to Brazil, turn to page 34.
To get a tattoo, turn to page 147.
To burn down your house, turn to page 145.

We’re all grown-ups. We’ve all had desperate moments. Midway through our lives, we wonder how we ended up here – and whether there’s a way out. There must have been a crucial turning point but there’s no way to start again in the hope of a better result.

Or is there? Here’s your chance to try all the roads not taken: polyamory, ayahuasca, younger men, enlightenment, infidelity, Botox, or just telling your boss once and for all where she can shove her job. But beware: all decisions come at a cost …

Yelpingly funny, horribly relatable, here are the predicaments of modern midlife, brought together in a compulsively readable book-as-game that – just like real life – you can never truly win.