The Lost Diaries of Adrian Mole, 1999-2001

Author(s): Sue Townsend

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This is the brand new edition of the brilliant sixth book in the hilarious "Adrian Mole" series, Sue Townsend's "The Lost Diaries of Adrian Mole". Monday January 3, 2000 So how do I greet the New Millennium? In despair. I'm a single parent, I live with my mother...I have a bald spot the size of a jaffa cake on the back of my head...I can't go on like this, drifting into early middle-age. I need a Life Plan...The 'same age as Jesus when he died', Adrian Mole has become a martyr: a single-father bringing up two young boys in an uncaring world. With the ever-unattainable Pandora pursuing her ambition to become Labour's first female PM; his over-achieving half-brother Brett sponging off him; and literary success ever-elusive, Adrian tries to make ends meet and find a purpose. But little does he realise that he is about to come to the attention of those policing The War Against Terror..."Told with Townsend's trademark deadpan humour. To people of a certain age, Adrian Mole was their Harry Potter". ("News of the World"). "An achingly funny anti-hero". ("Daily Mail"). 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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Told with Townsend's trademark deadpan humour and cringe-worthy mishaps. To people of a certain age, Adrian Mole was their Harry Potter News of the World Very funny indeed. A satire of our times Sunday Times An achingly funny anti-hero Daily Mail

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.

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  • : 9780241959398
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : 0.224
  • : December 2011
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 20mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sue Townsend
  • : Paperback
  • : 412
  • : 823.92
  • : 336