Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy
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.