Bridget Jones Diary Author:Helen Fielding, Helen Fielding 3 CDs/ 3 hours — Read by Tracie Bennett — Newly released movie tie-in edition! — Meet Bridget Jones -- a 30-something Singleton who is certain she would have all the answers is she could: — a) lose 7 pounds — b) stop smoking — c) develop Inner Poise — Here is the laugh-out-loud daily chronicle of a hilarious year in the life of the devast... more »atingly self-aware Bridget Jones; 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, and form a functional relationship with a responsible adult.
Bridget struggles to keep her life on an even keel -- or at least afloat. Whenever her plans meet with disaster, 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 and totally alcohol, calorie, and perverted-misogynist free.
Bridget Jones's Diary will make you like yourself for precisely those things you're most ashamed of. And through it all, Bridget Jones will have you helpless with laughter, and shouting,
The story is a little childish and I'd hate to believe 30-something women actually behave like this but it is fun to listen to. Contains some hilarious moments and others where you want to shout "grow up" at the CD player! IF you liked the book or the film, you'll enjoy the CD version. And if you haven't yet read the book or seen the film but just have a long boring commute, then this is perfect to make the trip seems faster.