Confessions of a Shopaholic
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    Confessions of a Shopaholic (English, Paperback, Sophie Kinsella)

    Confessions of a Shopaholic  (English, Paperback, Sophie Kinsella)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Transworld
    • ISBN: 9780552775199, 0552775193
    • Edition: 1stEdition, 2009
    • Pages: 320
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    An entertaining novel by author Sophie Kinsella, Confessions Of A Shopaholic is based on the protagonist Becky Bloomwood’s life as a shopaholic, and the lengths her addiction for retail therapy takes her to.

    Summary Of The Book

    Rebecca Bloomwood, the protagonist of Confessions Of A Shopaholic, is a twenty five year old journalist. She appears to have an enviable lifestyle, a job writing for the Successful Saving magazine, an apartment in one of London’s upmarket neighbourhoods, a bunch of glamorous socialite friends, and a wardrobe filled with designer clothes. The only problem is, she can’t afford any of these things as she has a weakness, she can’t seem to stop herself from shopping. From designer silk blouses hanging in London’s pricey boutiques, to the perfect pair of shoes, Becky craves to have it all, no matter what the cost, or how low the balance in her account might be.

    As stacks of unpaid bills and credit card payments start piling up, and banks come calling to collect their dues, her life seems to be spiralling out of control and she seems inches away from losing it all. She tries taking control and even earning more money, but to no avail. In fact, her addiction to retail therapy only seems to grow stronger as she tries to console herself from her financial worries by indulging in just a little more shopping.

    Bored of her job offering financial advice to readers, which could not be further away from her own life, she finally has an opportunity at writing a new article that could really open doors for her, and save her from ruin. When her article gets published on the front page of a publication, it starts off an interesting turn of events leading us to wonder whether Becky can untangle herself from her troubles and addiction, and find true love and a happy ending.

    Confessions Of A Shopaholic was well received and picked up in 2009 to be made into a major Hollywood production starring Isla Fisher in the lead role. It also set into motion an entire series of 6 shopaholic novels, many of which have been considered by Hollywood studios.

    About Sophie Kinsella

    Born Madeleine Sophie Townley in 1969 in London, British author Sophie Kinsella studied music at Oxford, later changing over to Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

    Her other novels include, Remember Me?, I've Got Your Number, The Gatecrasher, Sleeping Arrangements, The Secret Dreamworld Of A Shopaholic, Shopaholic Ties The Knot, Shopaholic Takes Manhattan, and Mini Shopaholic.

    Sophie Kinsella is known for writing novels in the chick lit genre, most of them being about a girl’s whose obsession with shopping leads to complications in her personal and professional life.

    She studied at Sherborne School for Girls and Putney High School. Before turning to writing, she worked as a financial journalist. Her first book, The Tennis Party, was a bestseller and a runaway success, paving the way for subsequent successful novels. She lives in London with her husband, a school headmaster, her four sons, and a daughter.

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    Book Details
    • Imprint
      • Black Swan
    • Publication Year
      • 2009
    Contributors
    • Author
      • Sophie Kinsella
    • Author Info
      • Sophie Kinsella is a writer and former financial journalist. She is the number one bestselling author of Can You Keep a Secret?, The Undomestic Goddess and the hugely popular Shopaholic novels. She lives in London with her husband and family. She is also the author of several bestselling novels under the name of Madeleine Wickham, all published by Black Swan.
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      • 0.75 Inches (US)
    • Height
      • 7.01 Inches (US)
    • Weight
      • 171.0 Grams
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    4

    A fairy tale..!!

    The story revolves around a girl who lives in a world of her own or rather i shall say a web that she has woven around her self. Most of the things are her figment of imagination but as the story proceeds the protagonist's dream comes true and she comes up as a star in her life as well as other's life. But being a shopaholic she gets back to square one.I could connect with the story as even i cannot refrain myself from buying things no matter if i have money or not...
    A must read for shopahol...
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    Apoorva Singh

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    31 May, 2013

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    Amazing book

    Confessions of a shopaholic is an amazing book and a very gripping story.The best part of the book is, you don't lose interest in it even for a second. Totally different from the movie, it is the best book for those who believe in dreamworld and of course shopping!
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    malikka narang

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    16 Aug, 2014

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    5

    Fantastic Read

    Total chick book. Becky is a fighter... she cant resist her shopping urges but she finds out ways to pay her debts...
    her ignorance in her field along with her nice heart and common sense takes her to places...
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    Ashwini Kale

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    13 Aug, 2012

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    5

    FAB !!

    a gorgeously written book followed by another 6 which are just as good.
    if u haven't read it yet, well GO ON!!!!!!
    there is no doubt every person having read it loves becky!!
    the book is hilarious describing how our adorable becky gets in a 'slight little problem' that 'really doesnt matter' and how she copes with it.
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    Gayatri

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    3 Apr, 2012

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    5

    Be a part of Becky's wonderful world

    Any time you're feeling down and out, this the series that you'v got to get! It will cheer you up instantly. I have read everything in the Becky Bloomwood series and I absolutely love her antics. I ofcourse don't agree with her shopaholic habits but she does learn a lesson at the end (or does she?). Injected with loads of humour, Becky is one lady who you will begin to adore for her honesty, emotion and pure wit. Read the books in the correct order and you will love being a part of her life! ...
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    Upasana Bhat

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    23 Feb, 2012

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    5

    Pleasure to read

    It is a Romantic comedy novel.Rebecca Bloomwood is a shopaholic , who loves to buy trendy and fashionable clothes & accessories.

    Its a wonderful novel .Rebecca's lies and mischief are enjoyable. If you believe in Laughing is good for health then it is a worth buy.
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    Jenita

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    30 Jan, 2012

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    5

    Superb read

    Lovely piece of writing. Reaction of the protagonist, Rebecca...at most situations can be related to our own experiences at various circumstances. The witty and humorous ways in which Rebecca describes the situations makes it a very entertaining read.
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    Reeshita

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    27 Oct, 2011

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    Confessions of a Shopaholic

    It is nice reading it. Really innovative and full of ideas which will make you at least smile. I recommend only 13 year olds or ave read it.
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    Aakriti Parashar

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    26 Dec, 2014

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    just wonderful!!!

    an awesome book!!just loved it...great work by Sophie Kinsella...
    a must read for all the shopaholics..full of fun...with laughter n love..a loveable book!!..will make u read the whole of shopaholic series....and becky..a wonderful character..and i believe there is a becky in all of us..so u ll surely be able 2 relate..:)
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    shalaka padhye

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    3 Apr, 2013

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    oops flipkart

    This book was for udner two hundred but as soon as i logged i, flipkart increased the price to over three thirty. Sorry fk, your tactics wont work. 216 is the ama zon price.
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    Pratibha Verma

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