'Bridget Jones' 3rd Book Kills Off Mark Darcy, Outraging Fans

Image: 'Bridget Jones' 3rd Book Kills Off Mark Darcy, Outraging Fans Author Helen Fielding.

Monday, 30 Sep 2013 01:25 PM

By Alexandra Ward

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Fans of the "Bridget Jones" books are horrified that author Helen Fielding has killed off a main character in the upcoming third installment of the best-selling series.

Fielding first saw success with 1996's "Bridget Jones' Diary" and then again with "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason" in 1999. In the last book, London's favorite fictional thirty-something was ready to settle down with barrister Mark Darcy.

Both novels were then turned into successful feature films starring Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth as Jones and Darcy.

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Now, in "Mad About The Boy," readers once again join Jones, who is now 51 and single after losing her husband five years earlier.

That's right — Mark Darcy is dead.

Fielding previewed Darcy's demise in an interview this week with the U.K.'s Sunday Times Magazine and Twitter immediately ignited with a rash of outraged reactions. 











"Mad About The Boy" is due to be published Oct. 10.

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