Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason: A Novel

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Penguin, Feb 1, 2001 - Fiction - 352 pages
2002 Reviews
With another devastatingly hilarious, ridiculous, unnervingly accurate take on modern womanhood, Bridget Jones is back. (v.g.)

Monday 27 January

"7:15 a.m. Hurrah! The wilderness years are over. For four weeks and five days now have been in functional relationship with adult male, thereby proving am not love pariah as recently feared."

Wednesday 5 March

"7:08 p.m. Am assured, receptive, responsive woman of substance. My sense of self comes not from other people but . . .from . . .myself? That can't be right."

Lurching from the cappuccino bars of Notting Hill to the blissed-out shores of Thailand, everyone's favorite Singleton Bridget Jones begins her search for The Truth in spite of pathetically unevolved men, insane dating theories, and Smug Married advice. She experiences a zeitgeist-esque Spiritual Epiphany somewhere between the pages of How to Find the Love You Want Without Seeking It (can self-help books really help self?), protective custody, and a lightly chilled Chardonnay.


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Review: The Edge of Reason (Bridget Jones #2)

User Review  - Neri. - Goodreads

A must-read for every woman. Bridget lives in everyone of us, women. A good portion of humour, fun and occasional sadness. Interesting, funny and easy to read. Read full review

Review: The Edge of Reason (Bridget Jones #2)

User Review  - Tazzie Dee - Goodreads

Same old Bridget …. Brand new diary At the end of Bridget Jones's Diary, we saw her hiccup off into the future with Mark Darcy. She is now back with a brand new diary, and is faced with the new task ... Read full review

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1Happily Ever After
2Jellyfish at Large
5Mr Darcy Mr Darcy
6Italian Job
7MoodSwinging Singletons
9Social Hell
10Mars and Venus in the Dustbin
11Thai Takeaway
12Strange Times
14For Better or Worse?
15Excess Christmas Spirit

8Oh Baby

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About the author (2001)

Helen Fielding, a journalist and a novelist, is the author of three previous novels, Bridget Jones’s Diary, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, and Cause Celeb. She also co-wrote the screenplays for the movie of Bridget Jones’s Diary and the forthcoming sequel based on Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason.

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