Brid­get Jones: Mad About The Boy

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robin emails. On top of that, she is ne­go­ti­at­ing the ob­sta­cles of try­ing to find a part­ner af­ter the age of 50 (yes, she’s alone, Mark Darcy is no more).

But while it could be said that deal­ing with wid­ow­hood is all part of life’s rich ta­pes­try, this sto­ry­line lends a melan­choly air to the book, mak­ing her a far cry from the Brid­get of the past who was all about hu­mour and hope. While it’s nice to have Brid­get back, it’s like catch­ing up with a friend you haven’t seen in years, only to find them mak­ing the same gags, crip­pled with the same neu­roses and, frankly, not that fun any more.

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