About the book
When Helen Fielding first wrote Bridget Jones's Diary, charting the life ofa 30-something singleton in London in the 1990s, she introduced readers to one ofthe most beloved characters in modern literature. The book was published in 40countries, sold more than 15 million copies worldwide, and spawned a best-sellingsequel, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason. The two books were turned into majorblockbuster films starring Rene Zellweger, Hugh Grant and Colin Firth.With her hotly anticipated third instalment, Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy, Fieldingintroduces us to a whole new enticing phase of Bridget's life set in contemporaryLondon, including the challenges of maintaining sex appeal as the years roll by andthe nightmare of drunken texting, the skinny jean, the disastrous email cc, total lackof twitter followers, and TVs that need 90 buttons and three remotes to simply turnon. An uproariously funny novel of modern life, Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy is atriumphant return of our favourite Everywoman.
About the Author
Helen Fielding studied English at St Anne s C ollege, Oxford and worked at the BBCas writer, researcher and producer. She then began writing for the Sunday Times, theTelegraph and the Independent, which first published the anonymous column thatbecame the novel Bridget Jones's Diary. Along with its sequel, Bridget Jones: The Edgeof Reason, it has sold over 15 million copies worldwide and been adapted into twoextremely successful films.