Challenging the Idea of a Heroine: Lessons from the Queen of Chick Lit

Sophie Kinsella

Asmara Wreksono

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Sophie Kinsella first hit the UK bestseller lists more than 20 years ago with her novel, Confessions of a Shopaholic. Since then, the book’s heroine Becky Bloomwood has been featured in seven other best-selling books. Becky also made her way into the big screen with the movie adaptation, starring Isla Fisher and Hugh Dancy. 

Sophie Kinsella has also written nine standalone novels, which have been bestsellers in the UK, USA, and other countries. She has sold over 40 million copies of her books, and her work has been translated into over 40 languages. 

On last year’s Jakarta Content Week, Sophie talked to writer and illustrator Asmara Wreksono about her love of writing, the vast possibilities of life in our twenties, social media stars, and how the heroine of her Shopaholic series Becky Blomwood changed her life. 

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Sophie Kinsella first hit the UK bestseller lists more than 20 years ago with her novel, Confessions of a Shopaholic. Since then, the book’s heroine Becky Bloomwood has been featured in seven other best-selling books. Becky also made her way into the big screen with the movie adaptation, starring Isla Fisher and Hugh Dancy. 

Sophie Kinsella has also written nine standalone novels, which have been bestsellers in the UK, USA, and other countries. She has sold over 40 million copies of her books, and her work has been translated into over 40 languages. 

On last year’s Jakarta Content Week, Sophie talked to writer and illustrator Asmara Wreksono about her love of writing, the vast possibilities of life in our twenties, social media stars, and how the heroine of her Shopaholic series Becky Blomwood changed her life. 

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