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    DescriptionThe Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 is the first book in Sue Townsend's brilliantly funny Adrian Mole series. Friday January 2nd I 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. Bestselling author Sue Townsend has been Britain's favourite comic writer for over three decades. '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 'A satire of our times. Very funny indeed' Sunday Times 'We laugh both at Mole and with him. A wonderful comic read, that, like all the best comedy, says something rather meaningful' Heat Sue Townsend is Britain's favourite comic author. Her hugely successful novels include eight Adrian Mole books, The Public Confessions of a Middle-Aged Woman (Aged 55 ), Number Ten, Ghost Children, The Queen and I, Queen Camilla and The Woman Who Went to Bed For a Year, all of which are highly acclaimed bestsellers. She has also written numerous well-received plays. She lives in Leicester, where she was born and grew up.


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    Title
    The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sue Townsend
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 194 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 222 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780141046426
    ISBN 10: 0141046422
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    DC22: 823.914
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    Libri: ENGL3010, ENGM1010
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication date
    19 January 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    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.
    Review quote
    One of literature's most endearing figures. Mole is an excellent guide for all of us Observer Marvellous, touching and screamingly funny ... set to become as much a cult book as The Catcher in the Rye -- Jilly Cooper A satire of our times. Very funny indeed Sunday Times