Bridget Jones

Bridget Jones

The Edge of Reason

Book - 2000
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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.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2000
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780670892969
0670892963
Characteristics: 338 p. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Edge of reason

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LT
Jun 30, 2014

I realize that this book was written nearly 15 years ago, and that Fielding was one of the pioneers of chick lit. Even so, I find the constant obsessing on diet, size, dating tactics and men very depressing and wish that Bridget would occasionally give serious thought to her career and her development as an individual. But then Bridget just wouldn't be Bridget, would she?

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jescar82
Feb 26, 2014

Not as good as the first, but still great.

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bibliomum
Sep 06, 2013

Oh Bridget.... She's such a great character. Not as good as her first series of adventures/mishaps, but always entertaining.

allonsy Jul 25, 2011

A lighthearted, funny and entertaining book...not as good as the first, but still really enjoyable

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Bonnie
Apr 26, 2011

Fun, silly and a great easy read. Loved it.

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gemmamaria
Mar 23, 2011

Fielding knows how to write about women. Very well written, very fun!

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jyoung
Jul 28, 2010

The funniest book I have ever read.It's laugh out loud funny.

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Bells
Jan 06, 2010

Hilarious! Chick lit at its finest.

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SpringAltman Jul 01, 2014

“I mean, I haven't rushed to the answerphone once to see if anyone's aware of my existence in the world!”

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