Franka Bloom is the pseudonym of an experienced script writer who has contributed to children’s films as well as TV crime dramas like Tatort, SOKO Leipzig and Ein Fall für zwei. She has won many awards for her work. She lives with her two daughters and her partner in Leipzig.
THE MIDDLE IS A GOOD PLACE TO START
Eva’s boyfriend proposes out of the blue after 20 years together. Their daughter is thrilled to bits, too. But Eva is hardly bounding with joy at first: why should they suddenly get married when she’s pushing 50? What’s more, all the couples they know seem to be getting divorced left, right and centre. Or has Arne got a guilty conscience? Has he been having an affair?
There was definitely something going on with his work colleague back then…Instinctively, Eva begins to question everything – her life, her love and her desires. Where does this leave her in all of this? Or is the middle of your life a good time to start afresh?