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The Dark Night of the Shed

Men, the midlife crisis, spirituality - and sheds

By Nick Page

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In his usual characterful style, Nick Page explores the phenomenon of the male midlife crisis, reviewing the options for how to deal with it and concluding, unconventionally, that by meeting it head on it can be a freeing and positive experience, rather than a negative one.

Men, the midlife crisis, spirituality - and sheds

A new bike - running the marathon - splashing out on a sports car - having an affair - taking up triathlon - upping sticks and moving to the country - getting divorced - even going into the church...

There's a point in a man's life where he looks around him and asks whether this is really where he wants to be - what he wanted to do with his life. And even if he's achieved all his childhood dreams, maybe that's not enough any more.

Nick Page has been there, and he decided to build a shed. Not to answer the question, but so that he'd at least be able to get some peace to think about it properly. Join him on a journey of discovery, into what the midlife crisis really is, and whether there's a better way to go at it than frittering away time and money trying to pretend you're really younger than you are.

Biographical Notes

Prized for his skills as a writer, speaker, unlicensed historian, applied ranter and general information-monger, Nick Page has written over 70 books, including The Tabloid Bible, the 'Longest Week' trilogy and, most recently, A NEARLY INFALLIBLE HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY, looking at the history of the Christian church down the centuries.
Nick lives in Oxfordshire with his wife Claire and their three daughters.

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  • ISBN: 9781473616851
  • Publication date: 14 Jul 2016
  • Page count: 240
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Easy to read and frequently very funny. I would throughly recommend this book for any man who is struggling to find a purpose in life. — Reflections Magazine
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