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22 August 2015

Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella - Book Review

A few years ago I bought Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella and couldn't bring myself to read beyond the first 70 pages. I decided to give it another try on holiday this year and found it hilarious.

Twenties Girl is a fun, fictional novel in the classic Sophie Kinsella style. It's about a girl called Lara who starts hearing and seeing a woman at the funeral of her great aunt in a funny way. That woman is actually the ghost of her great aunt, Sadie, who's telling her that she absolutely needs her necklace back. Lara pretends she can't see her, but the ghost won't go. A love-hatred relationship develops between the two women that leads them to curious adventures.
I absolutely loved this book! It's the perfect summer book as it's super funny and easy to read. What is funny about Sophie Kinsella's style is that she creates super awkward situations the characters can't get out from; and when you think, this couldn't get worse, then that's when the worst of all happens, making you chuckle and feel cringy about it.

These thoughts could be applied to most of Kinsella's books; this isn't a negative remark though. In fact, you can't go wrong choosing a Sophie Kinsella book. It's going to be fun, but also remind you some life values and leave you content. This is especially true for the nature of her characters that more than fictional seem like true human beings. Who's with me?

Go read Twenties Girl if you're into the Roaring Twenties, weird ghosts and lots of fun.

My edition (Italian): Sophie Kinsella, 2009. La ragazza fantasma. Milan: Oscar Mondadori.

Have you read the book? What are your thoughts on Sophie Kinsella's style?

4 comments:

  1. I haven't read anything by Sophie Kinsella for a couple of years but I loved her Shopaholic books! Will have to give this a go x

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    1. The Shopaholic series are like comfort books for me! I love them all, you can't go wrong with them. This one's good and as fun, just an independent book instead of one in a series. :)

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  2. I read this book, as I love Sophie Kinsella! It wasn't my favourite of hers, but I still really enjoyed it and found myself laughing out loud. Sophie Kinsella is one of my favourites! Right now, I'm currently reading her novel, "Wedding Night."

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    1. Yeah, it wasn't my favourite either to be honest, but it was definitely fun. Is Wedding Night good so far? I should have a look at it :)

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