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The Best Thing

Published: 03.08.2010, Updated: 03.03.2017
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This is a play is based on a novel by the Australian writer Margo Lanagan. Mel, the young girl, finds it difficult to come to grips with her own life. At odds with both her parents and her secondary school mates, she is looking for permanent and genuine friendship and mistakes sexual attraction for a deeper interest within her.

Mel, the young girl in this radio play, finds it difficult to come to grips with her own life. At odds with both her parents and her secondary school mates, she is looking for permanent and genuine friendship and mistakes sexual attraction for a deeper interest within her. Insecure and wayward, she falls prey to her own confusion and the moral indifference of her parents. However, when she meets Dino, who is very different from her, and feels loved and respected, her life takes on another dimension.

The play is based on a novel by the Australian writer Margo Lanagan.

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