Poor fellow, he’s now 35 and as angst-ridden as ever. I think these diaries are very clever.
Comparison: Helen Fielding, David Nobbs, Kathy Lette.
Similar this month: None. If you like diaries you could try Belle de Jour or the wonderful Bob Dylan Chronicles.
Adrian Mole's pen is scribbling for the twenty-first century. Working as a bookseller and living in Leicester's Rat Wharf; finding time to write letters of advice to Tim Henman and Tony Blair; locked in mortal combat with a vicious swan called Gielgud; measuring his expanding bald spot; and trying to escape the clutches of Marigold and win-over her voluptuous sister Daisy ... Adrian still yearns for a better more meaningful world. And he's not ready to surrender his pen yet ...
Publication date: 08/09/2005
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback (b Format)
|Publication date:||8th September 2005|
|Publisher:||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Format:||Paperback (b Format)|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Relationship Stories,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Sue Townsend is the creator of Britain's best loved and bestselling diarist, Adrian Mole. She was born in Leicester in 1946, is married and has four children and five grandchildren and still lives in Leicester. She left school at fifteen and was employed in series of unskilled jobs. By her 18th birthday she was married, and a year later had her first baby. In 1978 she joined a Writers Group at the Phoenix Art Centre in Leicester and her career as an author and playwright took off from there. Her first play, Womberang, won its author a Thames Television Bursary as Writer ...More About Sue Townsend