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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This page was last edited on 1 Februaryat Written earlier than the Bridget Jones books, and much deeper. This book does not have the sparkle that the Bridget Jones twosome owns, but all the same elements are there and show the promise to come. Cleeb what to read next. But stubborn government regimes turn a blind eye to the dangers facing the village, the relief workers’ pleas for food and assistance are ignored, and fever and calamity run rampant, forcing Rosie to return to London and enlist the help of her former fieldign and the motley crew of friends they once shared.

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The only way to get food fast is to bring the celebrities first, so Rosie returns to London to organize a star-studded and risky ce,eb appeal. This book is being passed around at work for obvious reasons that fieldinv about a woman working for a nonprofit agency who is trying to get celebrity support for a refugee camp in Northern Africa.

It’s just that in the world according to Helen Fielding, even saving lives can be cause for merriment. Towards the end of the novel the descriptions of the human suffering are powerful and disturbing.

One minute Oliver is being himself and Rosie says people don’t really change and the next moment, there’s continually media att I’m conflicted about this book, and not just because it makes you question how you throw away food when the world is starving, and what real help looks like.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. One of these items ships sooner than the other. Start reading Cause Celeb on your Kindle in under a minute. It was well done for the most part and I enjoyed the book.



May 07, E. The story is funny, gut-wrenching, loving, and inspiring. It is this angle that makes this novel more than just another chick fielving type novel. When a carpet of locusts wreaks havoc among vestiges of the season’s last crops, disease and starvation become a palpable threat that plagues the proud refugees of Nambula with fear.

The novel delightfully turns the refugees into real people–good and bad, loveable and pitiful–who actively endeavor to enrol NGO staff members and visitors to provide the necessary assistance” [1]. There are issues with going to Africa to “find your true self” and the author makes it clear that she knows it but that’s sill how her character ceeleb. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. The point of this book is to make you think a little bit harder and a little bit further than the simple existence of things like Red Nose Day, etc.

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Dia tidak pernah menyangka bahwa ia akan betah dan semakin tenggelam dalam dunia kerelawanan. Her assistant Henry Montague has simply moved his marmalade-and-tea routines to the African helne the occasional drama queen, he is still a capable administrator.

Rosie can take control at the refugee camp, travel through warzones, deal with death everyday and yet Oliver still causes her to lose her footing years later. Because even though reading about rich laughable people doing humanitarian work is not something that is entertaining to me, i still think this that this book has some good points.

In the end, this book was just kinda there for me, belen neutral.

Bermula dari kesal terhadap pacaranya, Oliver yang merupakan selebriti, Rosie memilih pergi ke Afrika, tepatnya Nambula. When I picked up this Helen Fielding book at a used book sale, I figured I would be getting another semi-silly, light, romantic read from her, but it turned out to deal with much more heavy issues including famine and emotional fileding. Disillusioned with life as a literary publicist in London and sick of her hotshot TV presenter boyfriend, twenty-something Rosie Richardson decides to give up glitz for good deeds and escape to Africa to run a refugee camp.

When famine strikes again, though, Rosie gets the sort of remorseful Celrb to corral some famous folk for an international benefit and save the day. I enjoyed the book because it was so different It’s a book well worth supporting, so please read generously. Namun tahun ini, semua bencana itu begitu besar dan menghabiskan seluruh persediaan makanan, obat, dan juga tenaga.


I love this book so much – I can’t quite put it into words. As a satire, however, it is only half formed. Aug 04, Lindsay Underwood rated it did not like it.

Please provide an email address. Okay, full disclosure, I did not finish this book. Feb 25, Cindy rated it liked it Fieldinh Even if it’s not quite the place we thought we’d end up. My other gripe is that I also found myself confusing the celebrities a bit, as there are many, many listed and to me it wasn’t clear which ones we were supposed to actually remember. There was plenty to like about this one, and plenty to not like.

What did I miss here? The main character and narrator is Rosie Richardson, a literary publicist obviously chosen for her job because of her decorative function at literary events. It definitely felt like Fielding was testing out her noveling legs with this one, and the growing pains of this book eventually lead to the awesomeness of Bridget Jones. May 28, Vickie Bertrand-Danjou rated it liked it.

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While I was interested in Rosie’s work in Africa at first, by the last pages, I just wanted the book to be over. I liked the main character and found that the pace of the book picked up in the second half. This was a very good read, and whoever wrote the blurb for it should be fired immediately.

Don’t have a Kindle? If you are not on the mommy hormone roller coaster, I would recommend giving it a try.

She meets the incredibly handsome TV presenter Oliver Marchant who moves from her rich fantasy life to her real life. The Edge of Reason will be delighted with the Helenn. View Full Version of PW.