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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After they handle some catastrophes, the show airs and is a full success.

Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. She seemed like a good person, and I could relate to her belief that she could change Oliver.

For some reason, “Cause Celeb” didn’t hit the public consciousness in quite the same way as “Bridget Jones’ Diary” did, so Fielding had to wait for the huge success she was to have. I liked the main character and found that the pace of the book picked up in the second half. Retrieved from ” https: Comedy novelChick lit. It’s just that in the world according to Helen Fielding, even saving lives can be cause for merriment.


O’Rourke arrives at Safila just in time for rumours of a locust plague, more famine, a huge influx of refugees, and a missing supply ship.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Return to Book Page. After working as a literary publicist in London and dating a famous television personality, Rosie Richardson decides she is sick of the glitz and glamour and superficial people.

Cause Celeb by Helen Fielding

She is the author of four novels: Start reading Cause Celeb on your Kindle in under a minute. Rosie lives in London, as the story begins, and meets many of the City’s glitterati at publishing receptions, book fairs, hot restaurants, and the homes of the glamourous. It was not believable.

Marchant is a Jekyll-and-Hyde, seamlessly transitioning from caring boyfriend to demanding egotist. Lists with This Book.

The Edge of Reason, Bridget Heleb Views Read Edit View history. The story shifts back and forth between Rosie’s London life as conditions with Oliver worsen and as the reader is gradually acclimated to her life in the refugee camp.


Fans of the sarcastic humor and rapid-fire dialogue found in bestselling British author Fielding’s Bridget Jones’s Diary and Bridget Jones: Unfortunately, rumours about a locust invasion spread and about the shipping of food that will be late. Hardcover – pages – 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 Reading this book is like sitting with your butt in the middle of two chairs.


A Novel Penguin Ink. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. When famine strikes and a massive refugee influx threatens to overwhelm the camp, officials drag their heels. However, what really got me in this book was the African story, particularly fieldng characters, both relief workers and refugees, that Fielding has created and humanized here.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. The book was also quite amusing in parts. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Many ironic cultural misunderstandings ensue, and, of course, there is all that messy dying to cope with. I’ve quoted a few of my favorite lines from the book below, some satirical, and some non-ironic: