Zoë Heller: Girl Talk, 19 February 1998
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Hutchinson, 304 pp., £10, January 1998, 0 09 180219 9Show More
Bridget Jones’ Diary by Helen Fielding.
Picador, 310 pp., £5.99, June 1997, 0 330 33277 5Show More
Does My Bum Look Big in This? by Arabella Weir.
Hodder, 246 pp., £5.99, March 1998, 9780340689486Show More
“... Ray), got dumped by her boss and eventually mended her broken heart. In Bridget Jones’s Diary, Helen Fielding’s novelisation of her very successful Independent column, Bridget, a funny, smart, insecure publishing junior, guides us, entry by entry, through the year in which she falls in love with her boss (a specious creep called Daniel), gets dumped ...”