The Wilderness Years are over. But not for long. At the end of Bridget Jones's Diary, Bridget hiccuped off into the sunset with man-of-her-dreams Mark Darcy. Now, in The Edge of Reason, she discovers what it is like when you have the man of your ...
dreams actually in your flat and he hasn't done the washing-up, not just the whole of this week, but ever. Lurching through a morass of self-help-book theories and mad advice from Jude and Shazzer, struggling with a boyfriend-stealing ex-friend with thighs like a baby giraffe, an 8ft hole in the living-room wall, a mother obsessed with boiled-egg peelers, and a builder obsessed with large reservoir fish, Bridget embarks on a spiritual epiphany. Bridget is back. V.g.
I have to say I enjoyed "Bridget Jones' Diary", but this second chapter is only a sort of variation.It is a bit disappointing since every ironic aspect taken into account in the first book, here is only a kind of parody. I mean: Mark is some sort of
..."rt of pathetic sweet sweety, Rebecca is a perfect copy of Natasha, Sharon is stupider than ever and so is Jude, there was no need at all in making Jude and Vile Richard marry (I think it was only needed to point out the inadequacy of Bridget), Wellington is just another Julio, and so on. It is exclusively based on misunderstanding. I think that even the most stupid Bridget in this world would have called Mark to ask for explanation for the naked boy. You don't just assume your date is a gay pedophile if it is the same date who brought you were his victim was, and then called you to explain while dealing with a mad filipino family and the police at once. I know the misunderstanding is part of the plot, but here is just annoying to say the least. Anyway, I found two passages very funny and Bridget-like, which were the Lawyer party and the death threat from Gary the builder. Oh, and also the drunken sending of Christmas cards. Would not recommend at all.Continua...Nascondi