Weight: nine stone (terrifying slide into obesity – why? why?); alcohol units: six (excellent); cigarettes: 23 (vg).’
It’s almost two decades since Helen Fielding introduced us to the chardonnay-swigging, chain-smoking 30-something singleton – Bridget Jones. Now, in Mad About the Boy, Bridget is back – a 51 year old mother of two, with a mobile phone and a twitter account. Oh, and she’s a widow.
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to join Helen Fielding for a celebration of one of the best-loved heroines of all time.
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Hosted by John Mullan, professor of English at University College London.