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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Apr 27, Rebecca rated it liked it. It seems that nearly everyone in the book has secrets that they have been keeping and dilemmas to resolve throughout the book and they all learn the lesson that whilst it is important to be honest with the ones you love, it is more important to be true to yourself.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through wickhxm support? However the complicated plots found in a Wickham book do make for an interesting read and tend to be better than cookie cutter plots found in similar books of the genre. If you’re really itching for som Is it me or do Wickham’s main characters all seem like the same girl with a different name? Jul 23, Lisa rated it it was ok.


For something I thought was going to be fluffy chick lit, I was pleasantly surprised at how much depth there was to this book. Showing of reviews. Madeleine Wickham is a bit of a Debbie Downer. I’ve always loved Sophie Kinsellas books for doing this well.

Everyone wiciham some kind of secret, wears some kind of mask, plays a role. Under the name of Sophie Kinsella she is the author of many number one bestselling novels including the Shopaholic series, now filmed as Confessions of a Shopaholic.

I hated these people. Em seguida, deu-lhe um beijo de despedida, prometeu escrever e disse que, em breve, se encontrariam em Londres. It started pretty good and then all of a sudden it got a bit sad and stuff.


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People have unexpected depths and problems beyond being te. Purtroppo la storia non mi ha convinto per niente. So when a friend asked her to marry him just so that he could stay in England, she didn’t hesitate.

But as long as I have fun getting there and it’s well written, I’m happy. Harry abandoned Simon’s mother when Simon was young. This is a more complicated book than I’d realized, and I enjoyed it all the more for that. But with only four days to go, it looks as though Milly’s past is going to catch up with her.

Suddenly, her carefully constructed world is about to crash wickhaam ruins a Engaged to Simon – who is wealthy, serious, and believes her to be perfect – she is facing the biggest and most elaborate wedding imaginable. Not this time though; I felt like physically shaking some sense into her.

I enjoyed this book. Here he is after having read a very important letter:.

An audacious target, as there are plenty of topics in the book: To make it seem real she dressed up in wedding finery and posed on the steps of the registry office for photographs. They have the charm that this one lacks.

The Wedding Girl by Madeleine Wickham

It’s odd that a book can be both predictable and ridiculously far-fetched at the same time, but her books seem to be just that. Start reading The Wedding Girl: Es fehlte der Witz, der Charme und die Leichtigkeit die ich mir erhofft hatte. There were also some unexpectedly weighty issues tackled in this book albeit with a light touch, if that’s not a contradiction in terms?

I didn’t enjoy The Wedding Girl quite as much, although it’s very readable. And then hope you’ll be happy with that. I would recommend this to everyone See all reviews. But as the crisis develops, more secrets are revealed than Milly could possibly have realised Contact Follow us on Twitter: I usually enjoy reading Kinsella’s books, but this one was just bad. Oct 01, Maria rated it it was ok Shelves: It’s become clear to me that Wickham’s style is a bit darker than the lighthearted Kinsella I’ve grown to love.


And then the wedding photographer shows up with his seemingly recognizable face. The one big issue is that there is one character who turns out to be malevolent for reasons not fully explained. Until she discovers that her life is taking a huge turn. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Still, Milly, if a bit dim, does have some grand moments of social comedy: What sacrifices do we make for happiness? I feel like at 18 I would too be young and stupid, willing to help out a poor gay couple.

Milly is placid, Olivia lives in her own world, James is blase, Isobel recluse, Simon rude and frustrated, but somehow, using her happy-end established recipe, the author gaines her four three and a half would fit better Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

Simon is bent on bettering his multimillionaire father in business and in marriage; Milly’s bitter father, James, seems to appreciate Milly’s independent older sister, Isobel, more than Milly; Isobel gets pregnant and is certain the father would not want a baby; and Rupert, the other half of the couple Milly had helped out, is now a born-again Christian.

Book ratings by Goodreads. This was my first Wickham book and it was definitely different. This is one of my favorite Madeleine Wickham’s books, and yes, I know it’s really Sophie Kinsella but I’m not really a fan of her as Madeleine Wickham.