The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 : Adrian Mole Book 1 Paperback / softback
by Sue Townsend
Part of the Adrian Mole series
'A satire of our times. Very funny indeed' Sunday Times NOW A MAJOR WEST END MUSICAL The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 is the first book in Sue Townsend's brilliantly funny Adrian Mole series.
Friday January 2ndI felt rotten today. It's my mother's fault for singing 'My Way' at two o'clock in the morning at the top of the stairs.
Just my luck to have a mother like her. There is a chance my parents could be alcoholics. Next year I could be in a children's home. Meet Adrian Mole, a hapless teenager providing an unabashed, pimples-and-all glimpse into adolescent life.
Writing candidly about his parents' marital troubles, the dog, his life as a tortured poet and 'misunderstood intellectual', Adrian's painfully honest diary is still hilarious and compelling reading thirty years after it first appeared. _________'I not only wept, I howled and hooted and had to get up and walk around the room and wipe my eyes so that I could go on reading' Tom Sharpe'We laugh both at Mole and with him.
A wonderful comic read, that, like all the best comedy, says something rather meaningful' HeatA Hay Festival and The Poole VOTE 100 BOOKS for Women Selection
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 19/01/2012
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780141046426
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