Times may have changed, but Bridget Jones hasn’t. In the third eagerly anticipated instalment of her diaries, we find her older, though not wiser.
Now 51, with two children, Bridget’s priorities should have shifted, and yet the obsession with calories and weight remain. There’s also a new fascination in the form of social media, from Twitter to texting.
In Mad About The Boy the smug marrieds of previous books have been replaced by the yummy mummies at the school gate in North London, all designer clothes, competitive parenting and round Have you ever wondered why and how we breathe? What about time – does it really even exist?
There are so many unanswered questions in the universe, the most interesting generally being those closer to home.
Here, Marcus Chown, the best-selling author of We Need To Talk About Kelvin,