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Friday, 14 October 2011

Sophie Kinsella

Sophie Kinsella



Madeleine Wickham (born Madeleine Townley on 12 December 1969) is an English author of chick lit who is most known for her work under the pen name Sophie Kinsella.

 

Career

After graduating from Putney High School and earning a degree in PPE from New College, Oxford in 1990, Wickham worked as a financial journalist (including for Pensions World) before turning to fiction.
While working as a financial journalist, at the age of 24, she wrote her first novel. The Tennis Party was immediately hailed as a success by critics and the public alike and became a top ten bestseller. She went on to publish six more novels as Madeleine Wickham: A Desirable Residence, Swimming Pool Sunday, The Gatecrasher, The Wedding Girl, Cocktails for Three and Sleeping Arrangements.
Her first novel as 'Sophie Kinsella' was submitted to her existing publishers anonymously and was enthusiastically received. 'Sophie' revealed her real identity for the first time when Can You Keep a Secret? was published in December 2005.

Sophie Kinsella is best known for writing the Shopaholic novels series of chick lit novels, which focus on the misadventures of Becky Bloomwood, a financial journalist who cannot manage her own finances. The series focuses on her obsession with shopping and its resulting complications for her life. The first two Shopaholic books were adapted into a film and released in February 2009, with Isla Fisher playing Becky and Hugh Dancy as Luke Brandon.
Twenties Girl, which was released in the UK in July 2009 was also published under the name Sophie Kinsella. The latest addition to the Shopaholic series, Mini Shopaholic, came out in September 2010.


Personal life

Wickham lives in Surrey and London with her husband, Henry Wickham, a headmaster of a boys' prep school. They have been married for 17 years and have four sons, Freddy, 14, Hugo, 12, Oscar, 5, and Rex, 10 months.She is also the sister of fellow writer, Gemma Townley.

 Bibliography

 As Sophie Kinsella

The Shopaholic Series

Book TitleYear
1The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic (also titled Confessions of a Shopaholic)2000
2Shopaholic Abroad (also titled Shopaholic Takes Manhattan)2001
3Shopaholic Ties The Knot2001
4Shopaholic & Sister2004
5Shopaholic & Baby2007
6Mini Shopaholic2010

Book TitleYear
1The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic (also titled Confessions of a Shopaholic)2000
2Shopaholic Abroad (also titled Shopaholic Takes Manhattan)2001
3Shopaholic Ties The Knot2001
4Shopaholic & Sister2004
5Shopaholic & Baby2007
6Mini Shopaholic2010
The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic (also titled Confessions of a Shopaholic) 2000

Shopaholic Abroad (also titled Shopaholic Takes Manhattan)2001

Shopaholic Ties The Knot  2001

Shopaholic & Sister 2004

Shopaholic & Baby 2007

Mini Shopaholic 2010

 Standalone novels

Other

 As Madeleine Wickham

  • The Tennis Party (1995)
  • A Desirable Residence (1996)
  • Swimming Pool Sunday (1997)
  • The Gatecrasher (1998)
  • The Wedding Girl (1999)
  • Cocktails for Three (2000)
  • Sleeping Arrangements (2001)


Sumber dari Wikipedia.


Hai  semua  ini  adalah  salah  satu  penulis british  yang  sangat  Lynn gemar. Lynn ada  beberapa  buah  novel BEST SELLER hasil karya  beliau. Kalau  u all semua  pernah  menonton movie  Confessions of a sopaholic adalah  adaptasi  dari  novel  ini The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic . Filem  lakonan ISLA FISHER sebagai   Becky Bloomwood .Banyak  mesej  dalam  movie nie. Apapun karya beliau  sangat  bagus ada  byk  pengajaran  untuk kita..ehehe ;)

4 comments:

  1. I pun suka gila buku Sophie Kinsella ni.

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  2. MG ehehehe wah i ada geng lain kali leh kita share ;)

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  3. yup... skang tgh baca The Wedding Girl. Kewl!!!

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  4. eheheh bestnya buku tu tak ada lagi dalam tangan kalau ok share ya ;)

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