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Read online Cause Celeb.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Cause Celeb Available for the first time in the United States i Cause Celeb i is the hilarious debut novel by British literary sensation Helen Fielding With the same wit and candor that shot a href http cart barnesandnoble com booksearch isbninquiry asp isbn X rel nofollow i Bridget Jones s Diary i a and a href http cart barnesandnoble com booksearch isbninquiry asp isbn rel nofollow i Bridget Jones The Edge of Reason i a to the top of bestseller lists and forever altered the vocabulary of dating Fielding executes a remarkable spoof on the altruistic endeavors of commoners and celebrities alike as they unite to combat the horror of famine and neglect in Africa Populated by larger than life characters from London s West End and the unsung heroes toiling anonymously on the Continent i Cause Celeb i is a cunning and poignant tale that discloses the romantic underpinnings of life and love in the st century p Rosie Richardson a frothy young woman trapped in the cauldron of the publishing world finds herself involved in a dysfunctional relationship with TV personality Oliver Marchant a Teflon coated Romeo who slips in and out of her life with greater frequency than she d like Disenchanted with their glamorous lifestyle Rosie packs her bags and quite literally heads for the hills embarking on a personal odyssey through the majestic deserts of Africa to the fictional state of Nambula where each day s sunrise brings a daunting challenge p p Upon arrival in the sparse refugee camp Rosie immediately gets a sense of just how eccentric some of her new neighbors are Muhammed a local go between with a flair for melodrama the burly Irish doctor O Rourke and two seasoned nurses are all catalysts for the story who keep spirits alive and send emotions on a roller coaster ride When a carpet of locusts wreaks havoc among vestiges of the season s last crops disease and starvation become a palpable threat that plagues the proud refugees of Nambula with fear p p But stubborn government regimes turn a blind eye to the dangers facing the village the relief workers pleas for food and assistance are ignored and fever and calamity run rampant forcing Rosie to return to London and enlist the help of her former lover and the motley crew of friends they once shared In a final inspired act of desperation the former publicity flak miraculously pulls off an international appeal with results that far surpass anything she had imagined p p With a winning combination of pathos and humor Fielding suggests that the real voyage of discovery is not simply in the quest for new landscapes but in having new eyes to view them with Ultimately Rosie does find the peace of mind and passion she so desperately sought and the success of her cause adds substance to her life and a depth to her character she had never suspected Like the Bridget Jones novels i Cause Celeb i is an easy enjoyable read But despite its seeming frivolity the book paints an insightful and sanguine portrait of modern day philanthropy It s just that in the world according to Helen Fielding even saving lives can be cause for merriment p p i Lauren Foster i p by Helen Fielding

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Cause Celeb
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From Author br br I always stuck all the columns in a series of large hardback scrapbooks I found them again recently It was funny to read the first ones after all this time and remember how nervous I felt writing them I didn t let anyone except the section editor know it was me All the journalists on my desk were frightfully serious and writing about New Labour and global warming I didn t want them to know that I was writing about why it takes three hours between waking up in the morning and leaving the house br br I feel rather more confident about them now And it s good to be starting the column again back at The Independent where it all began before all the fuss I hope you enjoy reading the originals but please do remember they are the diary of an exaggerated comic fictional character It wasn t me who drank all the alcohol units and shagged all the f wits It was Bridget Jones Obviously, Move over a stunning sexy and decidedly female new player has entered the world of international espionage armed with her own pocket survival kit her Rules for Living her infamous overactive imagination and a very special underwire bra How could a girl not be drawn to the alluring powerful Pierre Ferramo he of the hooded eyes impeccable taste unimaginable wealth exotic international homes and dubious French accent Could Ferramo really be a major terrorist bent on the Western world s destruction hiding behind a smoke screen of fine wines yachts and actresses slash models Or is it all just a product of Olivia Joules s overactive imagination, She ll help you get your life in order She ll help you get your home in order Or she ll at least help you place a take out order br p br Cuisine is not merely a question of ordering a pizza no Many factors come into play including finding the pizza menu decision making and obtaining a clean knife with which to cut it br p p br How true this is of all life br p p br In this elegant and practical handbook Bridget Jones the intrepid thirty something Singleton on a permanent but doomed quest for self improvement offers a road to perfection in the fields of cooking streamlined inner thighs and poise spiritual and romantic nirvana accounting an understanding of Feng Shui what men think they might feel they want and creating a fragrant home She s read the self help books all of them And committed most of them to memory Now Bridget breaks out on her own to give readers the benefit benefit of her rich experience p, Lurching from the cappuccino bars of Notting Hill to the blissed out shores of Thailand Bridget Jones searches for The Truth in spite of pathetically unevolved men insane dating theories and Smug Married advice I m just calling to say in the potty In the potty Well do it in Daddy s hand then She experiences a zeitgeist esque Spiritual Epiphany somewhere between the pages of How to Find the Love You Want Without Seeking It can self help books really self help protective custody and a lightly chilled Chardonnay