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Bridget Jones the Edge of Reason
Bridget Jones the Edge of Reason
Author: Helen Fielding
A new year begins--and Bridget Jones, the globally bestselling, unflinchingly self-disciplined and definitely practically nonsmoking heroine, is about to discover what happens when you have have the man of your dreams actually in your flat and he hasn't been to the supermarket--not just tonight, but ever. — Lurching from the cappuccino bars of N...  more »
ISBN: 53485
Pages: 338
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Publisher: The Penguin Group
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 3
I liked this book about as much as the first one, though this one was a lot more different from the movie than the first one was.

Like in the first one, I found myself constantly criticizing Bridget for everything I see wrong with her—her lack of self-esteem, her inablity to see the consequences of her actions, and her continual tardiness. I mean, I'm a continually tardy person myself, but I wouldn't do something stupid like go out shopping when my plane is due to leave in a few hours. That's just asking for trouble. Heck, I refrain from leaving the house the entire day I'm leaving to go anywhere till I have to leave to catch the plane.

In any case, though I found myself constantly scolding her in my head, her actions and those of her friends, are amusing indeed. The fact I'd find myself chuckling at Bridget's stupidity, despite the fact that I thought she was an idiot, allowed me to give this book a rating of 8 anyway. :)

Now that I've read both Bridget books, I've got a small 50 page copy of Bridget Jones's Guide to Life to read as part of a BookCrossing bookring. Looks like fun!
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Helpful Score: 2
A fun book, but falls short of being as amusing as the first Bridget Jones book. It is still a funny and quirky tale with an original character that one can't help but feel for.
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I think I enjoyed this book even more than the first one. The diary enties were longer in general and I think that made the book flow a bit better than the first. It is funny and every woman can relate to Bridget in one way or another. If you are fan of chick lit this is definitely a must read.
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Helpful Score: 1
Very enjoyable. Not quite as good as the first one (when are sequals ever as good?) but a very fun read. If you enjoyed the first book, you will like this one too.
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You know you are getting old when you admit that the book was WAY better than the movie.
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Cute Chick book. Funnier than Bridget Jones Diary. Simply fun!

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