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Bridget Jones's Baby Audiobook

Bridget Jones's Baby: The Diaries

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8.45 P.M. Realise there have been so many times in my life when have fantasised about going to a scan with Mark or Daniel: just not both at the same time.

Before motherhood before marriage Bridget with biological clock ticking very, very loudly finds herself unexpectedly pregnant at the eleventh hour: a joyful pregnancy which is dominated however by a crucial but terribly awkward question - who is the father? Mark Darcy: honourable decent notable human rights lawyer? Or Daniel Cleaver: charming witty notable fuckwit?

9.45 P.M. It's like they're two halves of the perfect man who'll spend the rest of their lives each wanting to outdo the other one. And now it's all enacting itself in my stomach.

In this gloriously funny touching story of baby-deadline panic maternal bliss and social professional technological culinary and childbirth chaos Bridget Jones - global phenomenon and the world's favourite Singleton - is back with a bump.

©2016 Helen Fielding (P)2016 Random House Audiobooks

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    Deniz 23/10/2016
    Deniz 23/10/2016
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    "Narration"

    The age of narrator (older husky voice) does not match that of Bridget Jones; hard to get into the book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Christine 18/10/2016
    Christine 18/10/2016
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    "Different to the movie but still hilarious"

    Different from the movie but I still absolutely loved it. I had quite a few laugh out loud moments. It seems to follow the cannon storylines from the first two movies as opposed to the novels, but the plot differs from the movie version. Jack is completely written out and instead we have Daniel Clever.

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  • Rachel Redford
    15/10/16
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    "Has Bridget gone as far as she can go?"

    This is all you want from Bridget Jones. She drinks too much with her baby-free friends, gets into a catalogue of scrapes, has sex with bad-idea Daniel and it's-all-so-over (not) Mark Darcy within days - and finds that she's not peri-menopausal but pregnant. The Diary hurtles along as Bridget is batted between Mark and Daniel: they fight together after seeing the scan, Daniel drowns her in dinners and pretentious talk about his rubbish novel and Mark retires wounded for a while

    If you're offended by the f-word, this isn't for you since a significant percentage of Bridget's Diary contains it and elaborate variations of it. You certainly won't be amused by Daniel's outrageous (but funny) excuse for blaming Bridget for her pregnancy!! It's all part of the breakneck pace and humour of the Diary, which is essential since the whole depends on speed which stops you thinking about any serious aspect of Bridget's life. It's all light hearted fun about whether Daniel or Mark is the baby's father, and whether Bridget will finally lasso Mark.

    Generally, Helen Fielding doesn't do subtlety and there are lots of funny and exaggerated swipes at the way life is these days, but the growing love between Bridget and her unborn baby and the final lines of the story hit a genuine and emotional high note.

    I do think, though, that this should be the end of Bridget Jones and her Diary. The silly-girl-Bridget predicaments and plot lines seem rather tired and it would be a good idea to leave it there whilst it's still successful, though less so than previous Bridgets. Just like Jane Austen had the sense to leave Elizabeth Bennet once she'd married her Darcy (can you imagine just how dull that marriage would have been?), Helen Fielding would be well advised to leave Bridget to adjust to motherhood and bring up her baby without us!

    Samantha Bond makes an excellent narrator full of pace and well defined character voices, including those of the men - a tricky job well done.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Miss
    5/11/16
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    "Narrator sounds too old"

    The book and story is great but I feel sorry to say that the narrator sounds a lot older than that of a 30 something which played on my mind throughout also the gahh sound effects annoyed me a lot.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Stefanie
    Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
    13/10/16
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    "Funny as ever"

    Great, easy listen. Lots of laughs & cringe worth moments. Lacking substance as always but that is rather an expectation with Bridget Jones.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Binky Bowles-Balls
    St Brelade, Jersey
    7/12/16
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    "Absolute dross."
    If this book wasn’t for you, who do you think might enjoy it more?

    I'm so sorry that I bothered to look forward to this book, it was beyond ghastly, complete tripe, no actual story. Quite cross that we don't appear to be able to return it to audible.co.uk also. Such a waste of a membership credit.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Helen Fielding again?

    Not willingly.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    She didn't particularly, the material she had to read was at best basic.


    You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    None that I noticed.


    Any additional comments?

    Really disappointed. It's rare for me to leave a poor review.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Siobhan Rafter
    7/12/16
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    "Major laugh out loud parts"

    Read this first before watching the film.... SO much funnier!
    Helen fielding does it again, with an albeit rather short book

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Annabelle
    15/11/16
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    "Lovely Read"

    The book was a very easy read, managed to read it very quickly in two days. A really funny, classic Bridget Jones story line. Would highly recommend!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • mrs e heath
    15/11/16
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    "Bit short but good just the way it is !!"

    Really enjoyed this instalment of Bridget's life. Only downside was the length of the book, which is considerably shorter than the other books. One dog walk and a basket of ironing and I'd finished listening to the whole thing.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Caroline
    14/11/16
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    "B Jones..great as always"

    loved this book. nobody can do it like B Jones can! A great giggle throughout!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Cw
    3/11/16
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    "Very enjoyable listen"

    Narration was excellent but the book is way too short. More a short story than anything else.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • MaMaMason
    Lake District, UK
    30/10/16
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    "Laugh out loud entertaining listen"

    My only negative comment about this audio book it's that it's far too short - I've just listened to the whole story while pottering about on a Sunday afternoon.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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