'Don't get the wrong idea: I'm not that virtuous. I'm certainly not saving myself for Mr Right. I'd be perfectly amenable to taking Mr Remote Possibility for a test drive, but somehow, despite my valiant efforts over one thousand days, even he doesn't seem to have made an appearance.' After wasting her twenties in long-term relationships with too many hopeless men, at thirty-two Suzanne decides to get serious about finding a mate. No more slackers, losers or creeps. And no more sex until a potential Mr Right presents himself. Once you decide you're going to be a lot choosier about who you sleep with, it's amazing how long you can go before someone with even a glimmer of possibility shows up. And so begins 'The Streak'. THE CURSE OF THE SINGLES TABLE chronicles The Streak and Suzanne's ever more determined attempts to end it, experimenting with internet dating, speed dating and other bizarre 21st century match-making rituals.She widens her manhunt to places as far and wide as Alaska and the Russian Far East, and finally, faces the worst indignity of all: her younger sister's wedding and the Singles Table, that island of misfits at a wedding reception where she fears she will end up forever .