Cause Celeb—the critically acclaimed debut novel from a writer with a boundless grasp of the existential and the uproarious—has just landed in America. Synopsis. Cause Celeb is the debut novel from Helen Fielding, the bestselling author of Bridget Jones’s Diary. Disillusioned by her glitzy life in London and her . Disillusioned with life as a literary publicist in London and sick of her hotshot TV presenter boyfriend, twenty-something Rosie Richardson decides to.

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It made me upset with myself when I realized that I was much more interested in Rosie’s stupid girly crush on a celebrity fieldint I was in her heroic adventure in Africa, but I think this was because the human element that Fielding usually conveys so well was suddenly missing from these more exotic scenes.

It just didn’t have any elements of true entertainment where I was really interested or wanted to know what happened in the end.

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The London social scene was hilarious.

Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. I want things to get more pointed at in the book itself. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Published February 26th by Penguin Books first published Because Fielding is also the author of the Bridget Jones books, I was expecting more of the same light, humorous, relationship-chicklit kind of read.

As a complete life change she heads for Africa to work as a Director of a refugee camp, for a charity.

At least I was surprised. Simultaneous release with the Viking hardcover Forecasts, Dec. Similarly, I also got the various aid agency middle-manager types confused, but this didn’t really bother me since I think that added to the feeling of hopelessness that Rosie felt in her predicament.


What she found, and what I found after reading the book, was that there’s a great big world out there and a place for everyone in it. The Edge of Reason to the top of bestseller lists and forever altered the vocabulary of dating, Fielding executes a remarkable spoof on the altruistic en Fieldig for the first time in the United States, Cause Celeb is the hilarious debut novel by British literary sensation Helen Fielding.

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But despite its seeming frivolity, the book paints an insightful and sanguine portrait of modern-day philanthropy. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Even in the London sections, Rosie’s character isn’t suddenly taking time out of nowhere and meeting for celebb all day chat over coffee or spending money that she has no obvious way of earning. Fans of the latter will note that Oliver Marchant is like Daniel Cleaver; Julian and Janey seem like some of the smug marrieds; Rhoda fieldig Sharon could be swapped without much difference.

Finally, she has enough and packs her bags, not simply to escape the London limelight and Oliver’s rants, but to go to Africa as a volunteer to help refugees in a fictional border camp in a war-ravaged country called Nambula where famine and disease are constant.

Gorgeous twentysomething literary publicist Rosie Richardson travels to the fictional African country of Nambula to heal from a particularly rough breakup with a devastatingly handsome TV personality. Populated by larger-than-life characters from London’s West End and the unsung heroes toiling anonymously on fieldong Continent, Cause Celeb is a cunning and poignant tale that discloses the romantic underpinnings of life and love in the 21st century.

The contrast is considerable because of the glitz factor but also because the generally warm, if eccentric, collection of characters at the refugee camp accentuates the frigid environment with Oliver in London. Rosie has to mingle her old life and her new one in order to help. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Dia tidak pernah menyangka bahwa ia akan betah dan semakin tenggelam Judul: It’s still entertaining, though. One person found this helpful.



The Edge of Reason will be delighted with the U. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Please provide an email address. Deftly skewering the world of celebrity fundraising, Fielding’s debut novel is both comic and thought-provoking. Books by Helen Fielding. Many chick lit characters have a lifestyle that would only happen to a Lottery winner or a wealthy person, whereas Rosie happens to have the kind of life that many of us actually could have.

Retrieved from ” https: Too much human suffering for me to handle right now.

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Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination. Open Preview See a Problem? It is fun to watch Rosie turn from social butterfly to socially-conscious and amazingly able force of nature. This is in flashbacks, because Celebb now works in an African refugee camp where she works tirelessly to prevent a repeat of the famine that killed thousands.