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Helen Fielding's 'Mad About The Boy' Outsells Bond By 38,000 Copies

By Michael West | 14th October 2013

Who said the book industry was on its knees? Despite rather average review of her latest book, Helen Fielding's third Bridget Jones novel Mad About The Boy sold more than 46,000 copies in just one...

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You Plonkers! Bridget Jones Book Printed With 40 Pages Of David Jason's Memoirs

By Michael West | 11th October 2013

Helen Fielding fans who snapped up the latest instalment of the Bridget Jones series Mad About The Boy were treated to a rather strange narrative change this week. Instead of reading about the trials and...

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Only Fools And Bridget Jones! Helen Fielding And David Jason Books In Printing Blunder

By Holly Williams | 11th October 2013

Helen Fielding's final edition to her Bridget Jones trilogy 'Mad About The Boy' has caused quite a stir this week by the addition of an unexpected new character: David Jason.In what is probably one of...

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Helen Fielding To Colin Firth: "Are You Sitting Down? Yeah...Darcy's Dead"

By Michael West | 10th October 2013

Helen Fielding's decision to kill of major character Mark Darcy in the latest instalment of the Bridget Jones series Mad About the Boy was met with disdain and disappointment from fans. Helen Fielding, The Author...

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'Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy' Proves To Be Less Believable Than Its Precursors

By Holly Williams | 7th October 2013

Helen Fielding's latest Bridget Jones volume Mad About The Boy has been met with startlingly cool reviews from critics so far, with many slating it for not being as believable as her previous novels.The drastic...

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Bridget Jones' Plot Twist Leaves Fans Outraged As Darcy Gets Killed Off: Twitter Reacts

By Joe Wilde | 1st October 2013

Bridget Jones has been shy from the 'New Releases' pile at bookstores for 14 years now, but in that time (thanks to the popular movie adaptations) her fan base has ballooned to the size of...

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Bridget Jones Third Novel Promises Monumental Character Death

By Lauren James | 1st October 2013

It's the biggest literary news of the past seven days: if you somehow haven't heard who author Helen Fielding has killed off in her Bridget Jones sequel to The Edge of Reason, then look away...

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'Bridget Jones's Diary' Shocks Fans With The Death Of Mark Darcy

By Nick Hill | 29th September 2013

The Author of 'Bridget Jones's Diary' has horrified fans with the death of Bridget's Husband, Mark Darcy.Helen Fielding returned to column writing with a shocking announcement.The 55-year-old published an extract from her new book 'Mad...

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Bridget Jones Diary - What We Can Expect From The New Book

By Jack de Aguilar | 3rd June 2013

Now that the new Bridget Jones’ Diary book has a name – Mad About The Boy – all that’s left to do is get excited about what’s in it, and look forward to the new...

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New Bridget Jones Book Name Announced, Film Will Be A Long Wait

By Jack de Aguilar | 29th May 2013

One of Britain’s best-loved characters is back for a more modern adventure. Bridget Jones, who will be living her tragic life in London, will be battling with tropes of the modern world in the recently...

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New Bridget Jones’ Diary - Mad About The Boy

By Jack de Aguilar | 28th May 2013

As a creation of the 90s, Bridget Jones never had to deal with social media, texting and the perils they bring. But with the third instalment of the Helen Fielding creation – now revealed to...

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New Bridget Jones' Diary Book Set For Autumn, New Film To Follow

By Jack de Aguilar | 6th February 2013

She's still working on the book, so don't take that already vague release date too seriously, but Helen Fielding's popular Bridget Jones' diary is to return in the form of a third book, with the...

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How Jane Austen's Idea Of Romance Is Still The Benchmark, Two Centuries On From Pride And Prejudice

By Lorna Greville  | 28th January 2013

200 years since Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice was first published, there is still not a woman anywhere who can watch Colin Firth's Mr Darcy and not swoon. There are very few girls who cannot...

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Third Bridget Jones Book From Helen Fielding Planned For Autumn 2013

By Hayley Avron | 9th November 2012

Bridget Jones is set to make a return, as Helen Fielding prepares to publish a second sequel to her fictional Bridget Jones’ Diary, published in 1996.The original book became a global sensation in its own...

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