Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

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  • Title: Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
  • Author: Helen Fielding
  • ISBN: 9780330433587
  • Page: 141
  • Format: Paperback
  • Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

    Lurching from the cappuccino bars of Notting Hill to the blissed out shores of Thailand, Bridget Jones searches for The Truth in spite of pathetically unevolved men, insane dating theories, and Smug Married advice I m just calling to say in the potty In the potty Well, do it in Daddy s hand, then She experiences a zeitgeist esque Spiritual Epiphany somewhere betwLurching from the cappuccino bars of Notting Hill to the blissed out shores of Thailand, Bridget Jones searches for The Truth in spite of pathetically unevolved men, insane dating theories, and Smug Married advice I m just calling to say in the potty In the potty Well, do it in Daddy s hand, then 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 self help , protective custody, and a lightly chilled Chardonnay.

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    1. Jennie

      Weight: 867 lbs (due to entire Chipotle burrito still sitting in belly), cigarettes 0 (as don’t smoke), alcohol units 1 (responsible glass of red wine, for heart), calories 1557 (if Chipotle nutrition calculator can be trusted)Have just finished reading Bridget Jones’s Diary: The Edge of Reason, aka BJD 2: THE DARCY STRIKES BACK. Still working out feelings re: sequel, as original was pure perfection, part of identity, Pride & Prejudice-related (so obviously superior to almost all other w [...]

    2. Suzanne

      The Colin Firth interview is hilarious! You just want to scream at Bridget to shut up and stop putting her foot in every time she opens her mouth! Just as wonderful as the first book!

    3. Lisa

      This book should be retitled as Bridget Jones: The Unnecessary Sequel. Bridget returns as the hapless and can't-get-it-together heroine with plenty of love, work and weight troubles. The first book has a happy ending and I thought that was the end of it. Since it's so successful, of course the author cannot resist conjuring contrived plot lines for Bridget's second adventure. Bridget came across as charming and endearing in the first book but here she becomes annoying and irritating. I (or the r [...]

    4. AMEERA

      I hate say this but I hate this book , can be much better if Helen fielding just wrote bridge Jones's diary and stop

    5. Chevalier

      Sunday 26 January6 pm. My Bed. Writing critic on Hurrah! Just finished quite good book. Will call friends and discuss about it. Now everyone can see how smart I am! Will write fantastic critic, one that will make everyone follow me, adore me, etc. Will be invited to review more books and will write for famous newspaper (Guardian or Times). Yes, will write not only funny review but insightful.Should have a little wine for to start creativity flowing. 6.01 Will go to shop and buy Silk Cut. In man [...]

    6. Jessica

      Not quite as good as the original, nonetheless, spending more time with Bridget and her friends as they count alcohol units and worry about what underpants to wear on a date is a pleasant diversion.

    7. Elizabeth

      I desperately love Bridget, I really do, but the story just wasn't as funny the second time around. I never thought I would tire of British humour, but - while The Edge of Reason is still VERY FUNNY - the plot line relies a lot on miscommunication stemming from the characters bumbling about and being unable to speak candidly about a situation or say what they really mean. Gets a bit old.I don't think I'll carry on with the series. The original Bridget Jones Diary is absolute comedic and chick-li [...]

    8. Manybooks

      Although Bridget Jones is still a fun and delightfully unpredictable character in this second instalment of Helen Fielding's series, there is simply too much presented, featured exaggeration and resulting disbelief for me to be able to totally and utterly (without reservations) enjoy The Edge of Reason. For while with the first book, with Bridget Jones's Diary, although Bridget often was indeed outrageous and even at times (and perhaps even rather regularly) inappropriate, she was still and usua [...]

    9. Kimberly Carrington-Fox

      La Fielding se saca de la manga una trama liosa y con muchos altibajos, perdiendo mucha de la gracia y frescura del pirmer libro. Mark Darcy y la madre de Bridget son lo mejor (por favor, la madre es ahostiablemente graciosa). A Bridget a veces la matabas, a veces le dabas un achuchón. Al menos te entretiene y, si lo comparas con la peli, es una maravilla (la peli es es-pan-to-sa -> salvo Colin Firth #AyOmá)

    10. Amanda NEVER MANDY

      This shall be short and sweet since it just continues on from the first. One of the issues I mentioned previously (love triangle) evaporated. The other issue (far-fetched plot) is still present so I knocked a star off for it. I have the next one in the series waiting on my nightstand so I am hoping this last little issue disappearsILL LOVE ME SOME MARK DARCY!

    11. Marina

      This story turned into love novel, but it's still great chick lit, great comedy and great story. Bridget is struggling with her relationship with Mark, had serious problems and struggling with her job. The end was satisfying and I was laughing out load during the feast.

    12. Stephanie

      After finishing Bridget Jones's Diary for the second time, I turned my attention to Bridge Jones: The Edge of Reason, by Helen Fielding, which I'd never read before. I have to say that with both books, there were definitely laugh-out-loud moments, although there were more with Edge of Reason than Diary.I'm embarrassed to admit it took me at least to the middle of the book to realize that this book was a take-off of Persuasion. And once again, I admire Ms. Fielding's facility in translating a cla [...]

    13. Devon Hernandez

      Fits of uncontrollable laughter. That would describe me reading this book. What a great followup to the first one! For those of you who have only seen the movie and not read the book, warning: the movie script cuts quite a bit out, and changes quite a bit. For instance, the whole lesbian thing in the movie? Never happened. The "other woman" who Bridget thought was after Mark really was after Mark in the book. Daniel Cleaver barely makes an appearance, just a brief few times, literally only 3 bri [...]

    14. Charlotte May

      3.5 stars! I think I am either becoming more accustomed to the writing style or this one was just so much better than the first!I was actually interested in the characters and there was a definite storyline in this one, with more action and events to keep me hooked. What with Bridget's drug scandal in Thailand, the ongoing on-off relationship with Mark Darcy and the brief appearances of Daniel (though I can't help but imagine them as Colin Firth and Hugh Grant in my head)Still not a massive love [...]

    15. María Pecero

      *Atención SPOILER si no te has leído el primer libro*Bridget Jones: Sobreviviré, es la segunda parte de la trilogía de Bridget Jones escrita por Helen Fielding. Todo parece irle bien a la protagonista. Está con el hombre al que ama, Mark Darcy, y su vida parece ir sobre ruedas. Sumergida en manuales de auto-ayuda, iremos descubriendo junto a ella su vida y sus andanzas. Para los fans de la película, lo cierto es que el libro no tiene absolutamente nada que ver con esta. En la cinta, se pre [...]

    16. Miglė Keliotytė

      What a wonderful book. Found myself again laughing from Bridget so hard I couldn't breathe. This book really lightened up my days when I needed. So sad I finished it so fast.

    17. Evelina

      Rolig och underhållande och väldigt härligt att få återse Bridget Jones! Länk till recensionen: ewelinasbokblogg/

    18. Kathrin

      This is certainly an entertaining read that comes with a few cringe-worthy downsides. I got the book from my local library which is why I probably don't mind some of its flaws and will continue to read the series. I love the fact that Colin Firth stars in the movies while Bridget swoons over him in the books. The character of Bridget seems to be the strength as well as the weakness of the novel. While I like her attitude sometimes and she is an easy-to-relate-to character (hello procrastination) [...]

    19. Ciarán West

      Helen Fielding is basically the world's greatest feminist. In her first Bridget Jones book, she taught us that no woman is complete unless she has the love of a foppish, sub-Hugh Grant, barely heterosexual posh man to complete her. To add to the confusion, Bridget is in love with the actor Colin Firth, who they end up casting in the film as her actual love interest, Mark Darcy. If that wasn't confusing enough, they throw in Hugh actual Grant as the Bad Boy Whom All Women Are Attracted To In Spit [...]

    20. Erica

      As I've mentioned, I'm relistening to the Bridget Jones books because the new one is out and I'll be reading/listening to it soon; I feel I need to brush up on what happened ten billion years ago.So.Bridget.I never liked this story as well as the first one, though time has mellowed my viewpoint a bit. I remember thinking that there is no way that much could happen to one person in the course of one year and not have more of an effect. I mean, hello! She got her boyfriend, she met Colin Firth, sh [...]

    21. Tatiana

      Вторая книга мне понравилась меньше первой. В целом мне понравилось, были действительно смешные, нелепые моменты.Меня совершенно не раздражали мысли о похудание, или такие та внутренние надуманные самокопания героини, это даже показалось мне забавным.Но вот я абсолютно п [...]

    22. RavenclawReadingRoom

      6/8/2016I have an unnatural soft spot for this book. As I said last time, the movie is a trainwreck and the two should not be compared. The similarities to Persuasion are nicely done and that spoilery moment below? Yeah, that still makes me tear up.18/12/2011I reread this today for the millionth time. Having finished the first one yesterday, I honestly think I prefer this. Possibly because it's loosely based on Persuasion, which is my all-time favourite Jane Austen book. I absolutely adore the p [...]

    23. Anne

      I enjoyed Edge of Reason a bit more than the original. I think it had a little more depth (and I use that term veeery loosely) than the first Bridget Jones book. She grows a tiny bit as a character, and finally seems to come to terms with what it means to be an adult in love. Again, she grows a tiny bitwe're not talking about any huge spiritual epiphany here. This is, after all, Bridget Jones we're talking about. As a big fan of the BBC version of Pride and Prejudice, I also found myself smiling [...]

    24. Ana Rînceanu

      Disaster. This is what happens when you don't think on your own and just regurgitate a self-help book's or your biased friend's advise. Still, we've all been there in some form or other. Bridget's exploits are a frivolous, adorkable joy to read about while holding in giggles. Career wise, I can't say we see eye to eye to her, but I'd like to go out for her with a drink and discuss the Velveteen Rabbit.

    25. Magrat Ajostiernos

      No recomiendo esta lectura a ninguna "Petulante Casada". Las treintañeras solteronas en cambio harán de éste su libro de cabecera.Como yo xDEn serio, algún día dejará de hacerme gracia Bridget Jones, pero por suerte ese día lo veo todavía muy lejano ¡Hurra!

    26. Bárbara

      2.5 stars, actually. It didn't really work for me. It wasn't as funny as the first one, which I enjoyed quite a lot. This one didn't work the same way. Maybe it will take some time before I read the third one.

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