Meet Bridget, the original Singleton, as she records her hopes, dreams and Chardonnay consumption.
Helen Fielding was born in Yorkshire. She worked for many years in London as a newspaper and TV journalist, travelling as often as possible to Africa, India and Central America. She is the author of Cause Celeb (1994), Bridget Jones's Diary (1996), Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2000), Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination (2003), and Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy (2013). She co-wrote the screenplays for the movies of Bridget Jones's Diary and The Edge of Reason, starring Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth and Hugh Grant. She now works full-time as a novelist and screenwriter and lives in London and Los Angeles.
A brilliant evocation of life as a single girl in a certain time .
. . reads like Anita Loos out of Jane Austen, and any woman who has
ever had a job, a relationship or indeed a mother will read it and
roar * The Times *
A brilliant comic creation. Even men will laugh -- Salman Rushdie
Wild comedy . . . observed with merciless, flamboyant wit. A gloriously funny book * Sunday Times *
Helen Fielding is one of the funniest writers in Britain and Bridget Jones is a creation of comic genius -- Nick Hornby
The best, the original, the seminal * Mail on Sunday *
Bridget Jones's Diary rings with the unmistakable tone of something that is true to the marrow. It defines what it describes -- Nicola Shulman * Times Literary Supplement *
I cannot recommend a book more joyfully . . . Hilariously funny, miraculously observed, endlessly touching -- Jilly Cooper * Daily Telegraph *
Effortlessly addictive . . . [Bridget Jones's] hilarious diary presents a perfect zeitgeist of single female woes * Sunday Express *