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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What kind of twisted logic was that? The way he was described he seems to be something of a short, stocky, nasty-tempered and controlling childish brat. Jun 23, Mary rated it did not like it. If you take it as chick lit, it’s alright. I absolutely love the Shopaholic series and had heard these books had a different writing style so was worried I would be disappointed by this book but I was wrong. And then hope you’ll be happy with that.

Her mother has it planned to the finest detail, from the massive marquee to the sculpted ice swans filled with oysters.

Oct 11, Lizzie rated it really liked it. But as the crisis develops, more secrets are revealed than Milly could possibly have realised I’ve always loved Sophie Kinsellas books for doing this well. I was surprised to learn Madeleine Wickham is actually Sophie Kinsella, author of the Shopaholic series of books. This is a really good read and I’d have given it a five but I didn’t care at all for the leading man, Simon. 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?


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Educated at New College, Oxford, she worked as a financial journalist before turning to fiction. English Choose a language for shopping. Madeleine Wickham born 12 December is a bestselling British author under her pseudonym, Sophie Kinsella. It’s not the best written nor proof read. Within a chapter, I had a feeling of foreboding. Also the church going anti gays are a lil bit too characatured. Prometo, a partir de agora, correr contra o tempo perdido para ler todas as suas obras publicadas.

Jackie June 30, Thank you Anne for a great review. I read a Madeleine Wickham ages ago, but thought it was more akin to Joanna Trollope mqdeleine chick lit.

A lighter touch and a tighter story would have helped.

I found the lead character Milly a bit annoying, and a lot of the plot relies on misunderstandings and missed timing that is a bit cheap and sitcommish.

I didn’t love this book. I wanted a dash of that humorist tone and crazy situations.

And I kept waiting for his conversation with his father, to have some undertanding or wiciham This is a really good read and I’d have given it a five but I didn’t care at all for the leading man, Simon. At eighteen, Milly was up for anything.


I didn’t enjoy The Wedding Girl quite as much, maeleine it’s very readable. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Please email webmaster fantasticfiction.

The only son of a self-made wealthy man, Simon struggles with inadequacy and was determined to do one thing better than his father–have the perfect wedding. As it is, the character in question does some horrible things that are never particularly justified.


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I read the first three Shopaholic books, but soon got weary of Becky who never seemed to grow as a character. Esme is Milly’s beloved godmother. Wickhak August 2nd by Black Swan first published Yes, we For something I thought was going to be fluffy chick lit, I was pleasantly surprised at how much depth there wiciham to this book. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

But, is she truly as wonderful as she seems?

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. But with only four days to go, it looks as though Milly’s past is going to catch up with her. Occasionally, she can also be found in the kitchen making cakes.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. She is always there to comfort, console and support Milly. Open Preview See a Problem? Perhaps Wickham suits me as a non-typical chick lit reader?

Nov 30, Kru rated it liked it Shelves: The secret comes out just past half-way in the book, with a great deal of denouement, and tension still remains in how it will be resolved. There were a lot of surprises in The Wedding Girl. My Not So Perfect Life: But that’s just the beginning: