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His 27 page introduction covers both Carter and Perrault.
The 10 tales in this volume are: 'Little Red Riding Hood,' 'Bluebeard,' 'Puss in Boots,' 'Sleeping Beauty in the Wood,' 'The Fairies,' 'Cinderella: or, the Little Glass Slipper,' 'Ricky with the Tuft,' 'Hop o' My Thumb,' 'The Foolish Wishes,' and "Donkey Skin."Why I Read This Now: it's part of my personal multi-year study of fairy tales.
Maybe it was my low expectations, but I found it delightful.
In some ways I think it was better, in a literary sense, than the original.
Sure, Bridget really needs to toss the self help books and actually TALK to Mark (and he to her), but then there wouldn't be a story. Including the scene where Bridget gets to interview Colin Firth (which unfortunately they couldn't possibly put in the movie--but they did film a version of it as an extra.
Go to You Tube and search "Bridget Jones interviews Colin Firth").
About ten years ago a friend gave me a copy and told me it was pretty good.
I didn't want to take the risk and so it sat in my basement without any thought of me ever reading it.
If you log in you can store your preference and never be asked again. For now, I can’t think of anything, so you can go back to work and start praying you get some calf muscles overnight, because you’re gonna need them around mile four.I never did investigate that one further but it sounds like the Reage book is what that part of the show was supposed to be based upon.I don't think I saw that episode of Frasier, but it's mentioned in the Story of O page on Wikipedia.Bridget shows more character growth by the end, and there is some clever use of the Kipling poem "If".At first I was greatly frustrated by her friends sabatoging of Bridget's relationship with Mark Darcy, but as events unfolded, they redeemed themselves.