Madeleine Wickham

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Madeleine Wickham

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December 12, 1969

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Madeleine Wickham (born 12 December 1969) is a bestselling British author under her pseudonym, Sophie Kinsella. Educated at New College, Oxford, she worked as a financial journalist before turning to fiction. She is best known for writing a popular series of chick-lit novels. The Shopaholic novels series focuses on the misadventures of Becky Bloomwood, a financial journalist who cannot manage her own finances. The books follows her life from when her credit card debt first become overwhelming ("The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic") to the latest book on being married and having a child ("Shopaholic & Baby"). Throughout the entire series, her obsession with shopping and the complications that imparts on her life are central themes.

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Average rating: 3.26 · 75,154 ratings · 4,018 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
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The Wedding Girl
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The Gatecrasher
3.16 of 5 stars 3.16 avg rating — 14,281 ratings — published 1998 — 39 editions
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Sleeping Arrangements
3.17 of 5 stars 3.17 avg rating — 12,035 ratings — published 2001 — 41 editions
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A Desirable Residence
2.85 of 5 stars 2.85 avg rating — 3,463 ratings — published 1996 — 24 editions
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40 Love
2.78 of 5 stars 2.78 avg rating — 2,365 ratings — published 1995 — 26 editions
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Swimming Pool Sunday
3.19 of 5 stars 3.19 avg rating — 1,701 ratings — published 1997 — 19 editions
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Swimming Pool Sunday and Th...
2.88 of 5 stars 2.88 avg rating — 181 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2001
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Begli amici!
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2014
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September 2011, Madeleine Wickham
"This English writer also moonlights as Sophie Kinsella, creator of the Shopaholic series. In her saucy comedy of manners, 40 Love, the nouveau riche play tennis and run scams." ...More

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“Knowing a person isn't like knowing a string of facts. It's more like...a feeling.”
Madeleine Wickham, The Wedding Girl

“A tree falls in the forest, thought Roxanne, staring bleakly out of the window. A man tells a woman he loves her. But if no-one is present to hear it does he really make a sound? Did it really happen?”
Madeleine Wickham, Cocktails for Three

“How can we be able to live our lives if we deny the one who we truly love?”
Madeleine Wickham, The Wedding Girl

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