When the spirit of Lara's great-aunt Sadie, a feisty, demanding girl with firm ideas about fashion, love, and the right way to dance mysteriously appears, she has one last request: Lara must find a missing necklace that had been in Sadie's possession for more than 75 years, and Sadie cannot rest without it. Lara, on the other hand, has a number of ongoing distractions. Her best friend and business partner has run off to Goa, her start-up company is floundering, and she's just been dumped by the "perfect" man.
Sadie, however, could care less.
Lara and Sadie make a hilarious sparring duo, and at first it seems as though they have nothing in common. But as the mission to find Sadie' necklace leads to intrigue and a new romance for Lara, these very different "twenties" girls learn some surprising truths from each other along the way. Written with all the irrepressible charm and humor that have made Sophie Kinsella's books beloved by millions, Twenties Girl is also a deeply moving testament to the transcendent bonds of friendship and family.
©2009 Sophie Kinsella; (P)2009 Random House
My expectations from a Sophie Kinsella story are not that high. But usually a light and entertaining tale. this was just the over the top unrealistic, predictable nonsense. I won't be downloading any other new Kinsella anytime soon, sorry.
yes because I like the heroine and her ghost aunt.
the character development of both the ghost coming to terms with her past and the heroine letting go of her obsession with an exboyfriend and maturing and having a healthier relationship with someone more mature and appropriate of her
elegant, classy, lovely
yes, I do. I think Liv Tyler should play the lead and Hugh Dancy as the nice boyfriend
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