9780670880720

Bridget Jones's Diary

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  • ISBN13:

    9780670880720

  • ISBN10:

    0670880728

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-07-01
  • Publisher: Viking Adult

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Summary

Bridget Jones's Diary charts a devastatingly self-aware, hilarious year in the life of a thirty-something Singleton. Here is the daily chronicle of her permanent, doomed quest for self-improvement - a year in which she resolves to: reduce the circumference of each thigh by 1 1/2 inches, visit the gym three times a week not merely to buy a sandwich, form a functional relationship with a responsible adult, and not fall for any of the following: misogynists, megalomaniacs, people with girlfriends or wives, emotional fuckwits, alcoholics, workaholics, chauvinists, or perverts. And learn to program the VCR. Bridget struggles to keep her life on an even keel - or at least afloat. Whenever her plans meet with disaster, as they invariably do, she manages to pick herself up, go out on the town, and tell herself it will be all right in the morning, when life will definitely be different this time. Bridget Jones's Diary will make you like yourself for precisely those things you're most ashamed of.

Author Biography

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.

Table of Contents

New Years' Resolutions 1
January
An Exceptionally Bad Start
5
February
Valentine's Day Massacre
31
March
Severe Birthday-Related Thirties Panic
55
April
Inner Poise
75
May
Mother-to-Be
97
June
Hah! Boyfriend
119
July
Huh
139
August
Disintegration
155
September
Up the Fireman's Pole
179
October
Date with Darcy
197
November
A Criminal in the Family
219
December
Oh, Christ
247
January-December
A Summary
269

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