Welcome to Bridget's first diary: mercilessly funny, endlessly touching and utterly addictive.
Helen Fielding was born in Yorkshire. She worked for many years in London as a newspaper and TV journalist, travelling as wildly and as often as possible to Africa, India and Central America. She has written five novels, 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 also co-wrote the screenplays for the movies of Bridget Jones's Diary and The Edge of Reason. She now works full-time as a novelist and screenwriter and lives in London and Los Angeles.
I cannot recommend a book more joyfully . . . Hilariously funny,
miraculously observed, endlessly touching. -- Jilly Cooper * Daily
Brilliant . . . any woman who has ever had a job, a relationship or indeed a mother will read it and roar. -- Gill Hornby * The Times *
Effortlessly addictive . . . presents a perfect zeitgeist of single female woes. * Sunday Express *
A brilliant comic creation . . . even men will laugh. -- Salman Rushdie
A gloriously funny book. * Sunday Times *