Bridget Jones's Diary, Book 1 (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jun 1, 1999 - Fiction - 288 pages
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The #1 national bestseller by Helen Fielding, author of the new novel Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy (October 2013)

Bridget Jones's Diary
is the devastatingly self-aware, laugh-out-loud account of a year in the life of a thirty-something Singleton on a permanent doomed quest for self-improvement. Caught between the joys of Singleton fun, and the fear of dying alone and being found three weeks later half eaten by an Alsatian; tortured by Smug Married friends asking, "How's your love life?" with lascivious, yet patronizing leers, Bridget resolves to: reduce the circumference of each thigh by 1.5 inches, visit the gym three times a week not just to buy a sandwich, form a functional relationship with a responsible adult and learn to program the VCR. With a blend of flighty charm, existential gloom, and endearing self-deprecation, Bridget Jones's Diary has touched a raw nerve with millions of readers the world round. Read it and laugh—before you cry, "Bridget Jones is me!"

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Cannot empathize. Pretty sure I couldn't even when I was closer to her age, but now as someone who could be her mother I wanted to scold her into getting a grip, pulling herself together. Read full review

Review: Bridget Jones's Diary and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (Bridget Jones #1-2)

User Review  - Chanamon - Goodreads

Not as good as I thought. I find the character, Bridget really annoying and stupid. Could have be better chick book without all the annoying thing that she do. Read full review

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Helen Fielding is the internationally bestselling author of Bridget Jones's Diary and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason. She lives in England.

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