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Bridget Jones's diary : a novel

Author: Helen Fielding
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comedy on an Englishwoman's quest for self-improvement. Single and thirty-something Bridget diets, keeps tabs on her tobacco and alcohol consumption, visits the gym regularly, yet she still has problems finding the right man. A debut in fiction. Helen Fielding has stated openly that her bestselling novel is based on Jane Austen's enduring classic, and the character Mark Darcy is, of course, named after Austen's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Fiction
Humorous fiction
skönlitteratur
Novela
Named Person: Jane Eyre; Bridget Jones, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Fielding
ISBN: 014028009X 9780140280098 9780670880720 0670880728
OCLC Number: 41491528
Description: 271 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: January : an exceptionally bad start --
February : Valentine's Day massacre --
March : severe birthday-related thirties panic --
April : inner poise --
May : mother-to-be --
June : hah! boyfriend --
July : Huh --
August : disintegration --
September : up the fireman's pole --
October : date with Darcy --
November : a criminal in the family --
December : oh, Christ --
January-December : a summary.
Responsibility: Helen Fielding.

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A comedy on an Englishwoman's quest for self-improvement. Single and thirty-something Bridget diets, keeps tabs on her tobacco and alcohol consumption, visits the gym regularly, yet she still has problems finding the right man. A debut in fiction. Helen Fielding has stated openly that her bestselling novel is based on Jane Austen's enduring classic, and the character Mark Darcy is, of course, named after Austen's famous Mr. Darcy.

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