The Wedding Girl: A Novel [Madeleine Wickham] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. At the age of eighteen, in that first golden Oxford. Madeleine Wickham is the real name of Sophie Kinsella who writes the . The Wedding Girl, Black Swan , ISBN: 0 8. A young British woman’s storybook wedding to a rich man’s son is jeopardized by a long-buried secret.
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Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. Rupert set out to remake himself, but has he been truly happy? What truly makes for a ghe marriage? Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Like I said, not a happy one in the bunch and I could carry on going but frankly I’ve wasted enough time on this book as it is.
However the complicated plots found in mzdeleine Wickham book do make for an interesting read and tend to be better than cookie cutter plots found in similar books of the genre. And I kept waiting for his conversation with his father, to have some undertanding or at least a discussion of their past, but it never happened.
The Wedding Girl
Some people might not think there’s a big difference but to me, there is. It’s still mindless chic-lit fluff, but I felt it was a touch more mature than her Kinsella-style writing.
They had intended to spend the afternoon sketching the portrait of Elizabeth I. If they are all like this one then I don’t have any great ambition to read them. In the process of revealing this, we are introduced to several periphery characters that make the book feel a bit scattered.
I like to have my cupcake, and have it not be just icing. But, now being more than ten years older, I understand that it’s not just helping out a friend, it will cause a mess in your life between weedding work and status. Do, however, read this book for an examination of how some people wiciham who they truly were and find themselves back to redemption.
Set up a giveaway. As Milly deals with the repercussions, her friends and family are each forced to confront their own secrets and lives to discover the truth of who they are. Until she discovers that her life is taking a huge turn. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: But instead this is hard core drama that deals with LGBT themes, non-planned pregnancies, and falling out of love.
Fill in your details tje or click an icon to log in: Surprises abound as the plot unfolds. In this book, the wickyam first difference was it was written in the third person with shifting view points as opposed to Kinsella’s first person stories.
The Wedding Girl by Madeleine Wickham
To make it seem real she dressed up in wedding finery and posed on the steps of the registry office for photographs. It would be easy to simply put this down as chick lit and while I definitely enjoy chick lit, there is a lot more depth to this story than that.
That said, this book is very much a character novel where everyone in it is thrown into a rather dramatic situation and has to do a lot of re-evaluating and development of their own lives before the denouement arrives, in a way that is both amusing and thoughtful — which is the kind of plot and character mix I really love.
Added by 2 of our members. Or you might not. Write a customer review. How can she tell her mother? It’s not the best wickhm nor proof read.
The one big issue is that there is one character who turns out to be malevolent for reasons not fully explained. Review Text “Gutsy prose and an excellent ear for social comedy” show more. I was surprised to learn Madeleine Wickham is actually Sophie Kinsella, author of the Shopaholic series of books.
Kate on In conversation with The Book…. I hated these people. I only wish the story of the villain, I am not disclosing the identity, was explored a little more in madelekne.
How can she tell her mother? Feb 26, Love Fool rated it really liked it. In The Wedding Girl, we are in Bath, England, and Milly weding about to marry Simon, the only son of a multi-millionaire, but Milly has a secret from ten years ago.