Bridget Jones's Diary
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Bridget Jones's Diary

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Meet Bridget Jones—a 30-something Singleton who is certain she would have all the answers if she could:

a. lose 7 pounds
b. stop smoking
c. develop Inner Poise

"123 lbs. (how is it possible to put on 4 pounds in the middle of the night? Could flesh have somehow solidified becoming denser and heavier? Repulsive, horrifying notion), alcohol units 4 (excellent), cigarettes 21 (poor but will give up totally tomorrow), number of correct lottery numbers 2 (better, but nevertheless useless)..."

Bridget Jones' Diary is the devastatingly self-aware, laugh-out-loud daily chronicle of Bridget's permanent, doomed quest for self-improvement — a year in which she resolves to: reduce the circumference of each thigh by 1.5 inches, visit the gym three times a week not just to buy a sandwich, form a functional relationship with a responsible adult, and learn to program the VCR.

Over the course of the year, Bridget loses a total of 72 pounds but gains a total of 74. She remains, however, optimistic. Through it all, Bridget will have you helpless with laughter, and — like millions of readers the world round — you'll find yourself shouting, "Bridget Jones is me!"

Title:Bridget Jones's Diary
Edition Language:English
ISBN:014028009X
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:288 pages

    Bridget Jones's Diary Reviews

  • Jessica
    Oct 23, 2007

    I didn't enjoy this book in an ironic way, or in a it's-good-even-though-, or I-can't-believe-I-do-but-I-perversely-can't-help-it or any other angled, roundabout, halfway indirect from behind kind of ...

  • April (Aprilius Maximus)
    Jan 13, 2016

    Prepare yourselves, it's about to get personal up in here.So, I've never seen the movie of Bridget Jones's Diary, so I thought I would read the highly acclaimed book before doing so and, to my great s...

  • Shriya
    Apr 28, 2011

    Let's review this book the Bridget way! Reading goal for 2011: 35 books (not bad)Books actually read: 38(v.g.) No. of chick-lits supposed to be read in a year: 1 (fair)No. of chick-lits actually read:...

  • Annalisa
    Nov 04, 2010

    I'm torn as to how to rate this. On the one hand, Fielding nails the humor. Humor is very hard to capture in literature and I often found myself smiling or chuckling. But when I wasn't, I was exaspera...

  • Manny
    Jan 01, 2009

    Get up and make sensible plan. Will work hard on journal paper during day, then go for well-earned picnic at open-air movie theatre. Tonight's movie Bridget Jones's Diary (v. good). Make salmon floren...

  • Yulia
    Jul 16, 2007

    This certainly wasn't a novel but, what's worse, it wasn't even a credible diary. Who records their mishaps while cooking and running late in their preparations? Perhaps if this were written in the ph...

  • Jo Woolfardis
    Jan 19, 2017

    Read as part of The Infinite Variety Reading Challenge, based on the BBC's Big Read Poll of 2003.Let me introduce you to the Béchamel Test. No, not the Bechdel Test, that's different. And not the sau...

  • Kiki
    May 06, 2013

    Gawd, this book was criminally hilarious. I sat in the doctor's office waiting room literally snorting into my Nine West handbag (there's something really metal about being a minimum wage worker who c...

  • Suzanne
    Sep 15, 2016

    Watched and loved the movie first, and that's what's stuck unfortunately. So I'd say this is 3.5 stars from me. Of course it would’ve been a different experience if I’d read it first, and I can to...

  • Ahmad Sharabiani
    Aug 30, 2015

    Bridget Jones's Diary (Bridget Jones, #1), Helen Fieldingعنوانها: عنوان: یادداشتهای روزانه یک زن؛ یادداشت های روزانه یک زن برژیت جونز؛ ن...