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Move over Bridget Jones, Olivia Joules has arrived. Helen Fielding, the authour of the beloved Bridget Jones has written a new book about a sassy young magazine writer who aspires for more in life. See below for more of Helen Fielding's books.
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Bridget Jones Diary follows the fortunes of a single girl on an optimistic
but doomed quest for self-improvement. Cheered by feminist ranting with
her friends Jude. Shazzer and 'hag-fag' Tom, humiliated at Smug Marrieds'
dinner parties, crazed by parental attempts to fix her up with a rich
divorcee in a diamond-patterned sweater, Bridget lurches from torrid
affair to pregnancy-scare convinced that if she could just get down
to 8st 7, stop smoking and develop Inner Poise, all would be resolved.
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.
At the close of the last millennium, Helen Fielding debuted the irrepressible
(and blockbuster-bestselling) Bridget Jones. Now, Fielding gives us
a sensational new heroine for a new era . . . Move over 007, a stunning,
sexy-and decidedly female-new player has entered the world of international
espionage. Her name is Olivia Joules (that's J.O.U.L.E.S. the
unit of kinetic energy) and she's ready to take America by storm
with charm, style, and her infamous Overactive Imagination.
Helen Fielding's highly acclaimed first novel brings all the insight
and charm of the Bridget Jones novels to a brilliantly witty, thought-provoking
take on today's woman-and today's world. Cause Celeb-the critically
acclaimed debut novel from a writer with a boundless grasp of the existential
and the uproarious-has just landed in America. Deftly skewering the
world of celebrity fundraising, Fielding has created an alternately
comic and moving satire that straddles the glitter of media London and
the horrors of an African refugee crisis.