Read the novelisation of the hit film starring Kiera Knightley and Jonathathan Rhys Meyers. Jess just wants to play football but her wedding-obsessed parents have other ideas so she hides it from them.
But when Jess and her friend Jules join a ladies team and get spotted by a talent scout, it all kicks off ...Bend it Like Beckham is now a West End musical - opening in London in May 2015.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 176 pages
- Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
- Publication Date: 18/04/2002
- Category: Sporting
- ISBN: 9780340860946
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Review by melwil_2006
Basically this is the novelisation of the rather popular movie of the same name. The difference here is that the book is told from first person Jess point of view, which means some of the really funny scenes between Jules and her parents were missed out.The writing is good, though, and it does a nice job of fleshing out the script. It also makes some of it a little clearer for those of us like me who couldn't always follow the Indian, or the soccer.