Wednesday, 18 June 2014

NEW RELEASE: Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy released in paperback

Helen Fielding's famous heroine Bridget Jones returned last year, though this time as a fifty-something widow, thus causing mass fan upset at the death of Mark Darcy (hmph!). Still, the latest instalment of Bridget's hilarious diaries proved to be a great read, and tomorrow, Mad About the Boy will be released in paperback.

What do you do when a girlfriend's 60th birthday party is the same day as your boyfriend's 30th? Is it morally wrong to have a blow-dry when one of your children has head lice? Is technology now the fifth element? Or is that wood? Is sleeping with someone after 2 dates and 6 weeks of texting the same as getting married after 2 meetings and 6 months of letter writing in Jane Austen's day? Pondering these, and other modern dilemmas, Bridget Jones stumbles through the challenges of single-motherhood, tweeting, texting and redisovering her sexuality in what some people rudely and outdatedly call 'middle age'. The long-awaited return of a much-loved character, Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy is timely, tender, touching, witty, wise and bloody hilarious.

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