Yeah, overall, not a fan of this one. Jane is a great character. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. Oh, and throw feminism out the window before you pick this number up. From United Kingdom to U.
All in all, Thank god, I finally finished the book. While Jane reels from the annoying and distasteful business of investigating, and then glamorizing, the vacuous details of Champagne's life, her new assignment suddenly becomes intertwined with her personal life in surprising ways. All in all, Thank god, I finally finished the book. About this Item: Headline Review, 1999. A practically non existent hero, a heroine with too many troubles, a cliched, cheating boyfriend, there were way too many issues to deal with. Wendy Holden grew up in Yorkshire, and studied English at Girton College, Cambridge. Try ghostwriting a magazine column for London It girl of the moment, Champagne D'Vyne.
I expected another novel riding on the coattails of Bridget Jones, but this book quickly establishes itself on separate ground. However, the phasing is very slow that no matter how excited you are to know what will happen next, your excitement will already fade by the time you reach the chapter. Jane and Tom's romance which turns into a marriage. Spine heavily cocked Book shows common average signs of wear and use. Participez à l'économie circulaire et au développement durable en effectuant un achat éco responsable avec Book Hémisphères. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme Good: A book that has been read, but is in good condition.
Oh, and throw feminism out the window before you pick this number up. It implies that I skipped afew chapters in the middle as I did not want to give up on the book altogether. Her soon to be ex-boyfriend is vile. Clearly used but very few minor defects. Will she be able to help save her best friend's dilapidated country manor with a matchmaking scheme? The spine may show signs of wear.
I loved the cover and the synopsis too sounded okay. . Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The characters in Simply Divine are unbelievably shallow and honestly utterly stupid, and as you're inside their heads, you're asked as a reader to be unbelievably shallow and stupid as well. I liked Champagne as a character though.
From United Kingdom to U. From United Kingdom to U. The ending was a little bit far-fetched and much to quick for such a slow book. I found that I really liked Jane and started rooting for her success and feeling bad as things continued to not work out so well. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. About this Item: Headline Review, 1999. Maybe because I already knew what would happen? And good lord was Champagne a cartoon character.
The fact that he came back and proved to be her one! And guess who re-enters her life? It will therefore have tanned pages, age spots and plenty of shelf wear. It's doesn't take a brain surgeon to work out the plot twists but getting to the end is a blast. There was a lack of development in Jane's love life except that she keeps holding out for Tom even after he had left for New York. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. I did not enjoy it.
See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. I got really bored with Jane's frequent obsessing over a guy she had a one- My main thought about this book is: meh. Oh, and throw feminism out the window before you pick this number up. From United Kingdom to U. Jane's life is filled by work stress, love stress and a spare tyre that refuses to go away. She was the most interesting thing about the book. The first of Wendy Holden's novels I'd read, it set me off on a glom of her work, which paid back in much amusement and entertaining situations.
Maybe because I already knew what would happen? The characters in Simply Divine are unbelievably shallow and honestly utterly stupid, and as you're inside their heads, you're asked as a reader to be unbelievably shallow and stupid as well. Whatever the reason, I still liked it enough to keep a look out for any new books from this author. This story takes you on an adventure that will have you wishing it were longer. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. Jane, a struggling, twenty-something writer for a glossy women's magazine, has inadvertently just landed her worst nightmare of an assignment. At once whimsical and satirical, Simply Divine is already a smash hit in England, and will undoubtedly be a crowd-pleaser for American readers. However, this is not the main storyline.
I have only two problems with the book. I am a fan of hapless-yet-spunky-girl-in-hilarious-situations stories, but this lacked the heart and likeable heroines of other British chick lit like or. Oh no, that name was not a typo. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Her constant bemoaning about being pudgy rang false; given that she works in the magazine industry she's probably a size 6 or less.