The Queen in Hell Close

The Queen in Hell Close

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Every book tells a story. And the 70 titles in the Pocket Penguins series are emblematic of the renowned breadth of quality that formed part of the original Penguin vision in 1935, and that continues to define our publishing today. Together, they tell one version of the unique story of Penguin. Whether in the guise of a thirteen and three-quarter year old adolescent, a transvestite PM or the Queen reduced to living on a council estate, Sue Townsend has been brilliantly satirizing British life for more than twenty years. Penguin publish all Townsend's hilarious "Adrian Mole" books, and "The Queen in Hell Close" is an extract from "The Queen and I", a brilliantly acerbic take on a Royal Family in dire more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 106 x 172 x 8mm | 40.82g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0141022612
  • 9780141022611

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Sue Townsend, with The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 A (1982) and The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole(1984), was Britain's bestselling author of the 1980s. Her other hugely successful novels include Adrian Mole: The Wildnerness Years (1993), The Public Confessions of a Middle-Aged Woman (Aged 55 A ) (2001), Number Ten (2002) and most recently Adrian Mole and the Weapons of Mass Destruction (2004). Most of her books are published by Penguin. She is also well known as a playwright. She lives in more

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