Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years

Author(s): Sue Townsend

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This is the brand new edition of the hilarious fifth book in the "Adrian Mole" series, Sue Townsend's "Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years". Wednesday August 13th. Here I am again - in my old bedroom. Older, wiser, but with less hair, unfortunately. The atmosphere in this house is very bad. The dog looks permanently exhausted. Every time the phone rings my mother snatches it up as though a kidnapper were on the line. Adrian Mole is thirty, single and a father. His cooking at a top London restaurant has been equally mocked ('the sausage on my plate could have been a turd' - AA Gill) and celebrated (will he be the nation's first celebrity offal chef?). And the love of his life, Pandora Braithwaite, is the newly elected MP for Ashby-de-la-Zouch - one of 'Blair's Babes'. He is frustrated, disappointed and undersexed. But a letter is about to change everything..."With the Mole books, Townsend has an unrivalled claim to be this country's foremost practising comic novelist". ("Mail on Sunday"). "I can't remember a more relentlessly funny book". ("Daily Mirror"). Sue Townsend is Britain's favourite comic author. Since the publication of "The Secret Diaries of Adrian Mole Aged 13 and 3/4" in 1982, she has made us weep with laughter and pricked the nation's conscience. Seven further volumes of diaries have followed: "The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole", "The True Confessions of Adrian Albert Mole", "Adrian Mole: The Wilderness Years", "Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years", "The Lost Diaries of Adrian Mole", "Adrian Mole and the Weapons of Mass Destruction" and "Adrian Mole: The Prostrate Years". All have been acclaimed bestsellers, some have been adapted for radio and TV, starring Lulu, Julie Walters and Stephen Mangan, among others. She has also written six other popular novels ("The Queen and I", "Queen Camilla", "Number Ten", "Rebuilding Coventry", "Ghost Children" and "The Woman Who Went to Bed for A Year") and penned many well-received plays. She lives in Leicester, where she was born and grew up.

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Quite possibly a classic Daily Mirror With the Mole books, Townsend has an unrivalled claim to be this country's foremost practising comic novelist Mail on Sunday Adrian Mole really is a brilliant comic creation. Every sentence is witty and well thought out, and the whole has reverberations beyond itself The Times

Sue Townsend is Britain's favourite comic author. For thirty years, since the publication of The Secret Diaries of Adrian Mole Aged 13 in 1982, she has made us weep with laughter and pricked the nation's conscience. Seven further volumes of Adrian's diaries have followed, and all have been highly acclaimed bestsellers. She has also published five other popular novels and written numerous well-received plays. She lives in Leicester, where she was born and grew up.

General Fields

  • : 9780141046464
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : 0.298
  • : November 2011
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 27mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sue Townsend
  • : Paperback
  • : 4-Dec
  • : 823.92
  • : 448