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Bridget Jones's Diary

Bridget Jones's Diary - Helen Fielding Pleasantly surprised but also mildly disappointed at the same time. Enjoyed it, but wasn't quite as clever as I had hoped. Not sure Bridget achieves much self-realization and even in the end still seems to associate accomplishment with having a boyfriend.But, in all honesty, most of us just want a steady job, to lose a few pounds and drink a little less, and to have someone to love, so perhaps it isn't a bad thing that someone wrote about it.Here is a comparison I wrote of Bridget Jones and its inspiration, Pride and Prejudice: http://www.shamelessmag.com/blog/2012/12/chicklit-jane-austens-pride-and-prejudice-and-hel/