Cringe

Cringe : Toe-Curlingly Embarrassing Teenage Diaries, Letters and Bad Poetry

By (author) Sarah Brown

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Who among us hasn't suffered from the trauma of adolescence? Of great loves gained and lost all in a day and friendships forever destroyed - only to be rekindled the following Monday morning? And which of us can honestly say that we don't have a secret collection of diaries, poems and crazed love letters stashed somewhere, a cringeworthy, but touching reminder of how simple it all was once? Well, you're not alone. Cringe features a fist-chewingly embarrassing collection of genuine teenage musings, alongside some self-examination, background and asides from the now so-called grown-ups who once wrote them. Re-enter the wonderfully melodramatic world of the teenage mind as Cringe provides a glimpse of the adolescent experience in all its navel-gazing glory.

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 134 x 212 x 22mm | 281.23g
  • 01 Oct 2009
  • Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
  • London
  • English
  • 184317345X
  • 9781843173458
  • 302,896

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Sarah Brown holds a regular Cringe nights where people are invited to read their own diary entries and letters on stage.

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The most embarrassing thing you will ever read The Times Read, laugh, empathise and cringe until your toes curl! Daily Record A laugh-out-loud collection of real teenage angst, along with melodramatic notes, bad poetry and biting commentary from the 'adults' who once penned them Cambridge News This will take you on an uncomfortable but hilarious trip down memory lane No. 1 Magazine (Scotland)

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This will take you on an uncomfortable but hilarious trip down memory lane

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