Twenties Girl

  • by Sophie Kinsella
  • Narrated by Rosalyn Landor
  • 15 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Lara Lington has always had an overactive imagination, but suddenly that imagination seems to be in overdrive. Normal professional 20-something young women don't get visited by ghosts. Or do they?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's 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.

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Love this One of my Favorites of Sophie Kinsella's

I wasn't interested at first in the book only because it had a ghost as apart of the story which I thought would be cheesy but I absolutely love this book and the ghost. Its the kind of book you can listen to over again.
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- Alison

My first Kinsella

What made the experience of listening to Twenties Girl the most enjoyable?

I bought the book based on reviews. The quirky and witty way of the authors writing made the book charming and enjoyable. However, the story was not very believable, but getting the book on sale is worth it.


What did you like best about this story?

I like the persistence of the ghost - but I DID NOT FALL IN LOVE with the main character. She was not a very honest person and that bugged me. She had other good qualities, but overall leans to become annoying.


Which scene was your favorite?

There are several funny scenes, I don't want to spoil the book.


If you could rename Twenties Girl, what would you call it?

The Dragonfly necklace


Any additional comments?

Did not like the bad language, was uncalled for. Needed a bit more character development It is a "light read" nothing that makes you think or change your ways. I might give the author another try based on reviews.
Narration was ok -- male voices were just ok.

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- Marie "Glad to be part of the audible community and I hope that my reviews help to choose the right book and share my love of reading."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-22-2009
  • Publisher: Random House Audio