Bridget Jones Diary Part 3 - Lizzy Bennet no more? 

Bridget Jones Diary Part 3 - Lizzy Bennet no more?

Photo Credit: Jason Bell. Helen Fielding, author of Bridget Jones's Diary and its sequels The Edge of Reason and Mad About The Boy, made no secret of the fact that her first Bridget Jones book was heavily influenced by Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, to the point where it's hero is also named Mr Darcy. Her books captured readers hearts, just as Jane's novels do (hardly surprising with Mr Darcy in them...), and were such a huge hit that soon Bridget Jones's Diary the film was made and released. But is Bridget really a modern Lizzy Bennet? The third Bridget Jones film based on Fielding's novels has been released relatively recently, and in it Bridget betrays Darcy. Jane Austen News won't elaborate because we don't want to give out any spoilers, but we wonder what Miss Austen would make of the actions of Fielding's version of Lizzy Bennet...
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