Jemima J. (Paperback)
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Paperback 464 Pages / Published: 06/08/1998
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Number one best-seller Jane Green - author of Babyville and Straight Talking - explores reinvention and self-discovery in Jemima J.

Jemima Jones is overweight. About seven stone overweight.

Treated like a slave by her thin and bitchy flatmates, lorded over at the Kilburn Herald by the beautiful Geraldine (less talented, but better paid), her only consolation is food. What with that and her passion for her charming, sexy colleague Ben, she knows her life needs changing.

But can Jemima reinvent herself? And should she?

Jemima J. is a brilliantly funny, honest novel about ugly ducklings and swans, attraction, addiction and the meaning of true love.

'Green writes with acerbic wit about the law of the dating jungle' Sunday Express

'The kind of novel you'll gobble up in a single sitting' Cosmopolitan

'The ultimate makeover novel' Sunday Times

Bestselling author Jane Green has captured the imaginations of readers in the UK and the US with her frank and funny approach to those day-to-day issues that affect women everywhere. Other titles also published by Penguin include The Other Woman, The Love Verb (published as Promises to Keep in the USA), Girl Friday (Dune Road), Life Swap (Swapping Lives), The Patchwork Marriage (Another Piece of My Heart), Spellbound (To Have and to Hold), The Beach House, Second Chance, Mr. Maybe, and Bookends.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780140276909
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 307 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 28 mm


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The kind of novel you'll gobble up at a single sitting * Cosmopolitan *
The ultimate makeover novel * Sunday Times *

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“My all time favourite read!”

This book has got to be my all-time favourite read. I loved it so much and could not put it down. It also inspired me to lose weight because of the main character's determination. I have also given this book as a... More

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“Classic feel-good read”

I love Jemima J! I first read this book when it came out 12 years ago and have read it twice more since. It is a really comforting book; you really root for the main character, gasping with horror at her mean... More

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“Fluff, ultra chick lit and dull”

Fluff, ultra chick lit and dull

A fat girl who loses the weight, buys new clothes and becomes a babe. Its sexiest, stupid and completely dull. I loathed this book. Badly written and the characters were not likeable... More

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