The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3 4

The best diaries ever written - with apologies to Samuel Pepys, Bridget Jones and me' ADAM KAY FEATURED IN 'THE 100 BOOKS THAT SHAPED OUR WORLD' BBC ARTS The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 is the first book in Sue Townsend's ...

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Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0718196139

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A Hay Festival and The Poole VOTE 100 BOOKS for Women Selection The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 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

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3 4

Meet Adrian Mole, a hapless teenager providing an unabashed pimples-and-all glimpse into adolescent life.

Author: Sue Townsend

Publisher: Michael Joseph

ISBN: 9780141046426

Category: Children's stories

Page: 259

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Teenager Adrian writes candidly about his parents' marital troubles, the dog, his life as a tortured poet and 'misunderstood intellectual'. His painfully honest diary makes hilarious and compelling reading.

The Secret Diary Growing Pains of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3 4

Telling us candidly about his parents' marital troubles, The Dog, his life as a tortured poet and 'misunderstood intellectual', his love for the divine Pandora and his horror at learning of his mother's pregnancy, Adrian's painfully honest ...

Author: Sue Townsend

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 1405932643

Category: Fiction

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'The funniest person in the world' Caitlin Moran The FIRST TWO BOOKS in the hilarious and iconic Adrian Mole series from comic legend Sue Townsend. SOON TO BE ADAPTED INTO A WEST END MUSICAL _________ 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. Telling us candidly about his parents' marital troubles, The Dog, his life as a tortured poet and 'misunderstood intellectual', his love for the divine Pandora and his horror at learning of his mother's pregnancy, Adrian's painfully honest diary is a hilarious and heartfelt chronicle of misspent adolescence. _________ 'I've never experienced a greater sense of recognition than when reading The Secret Diary' David Nicholls 'Every sentence is witty and well thought out, and the whole has reverberations beyond itself' The Times 'Townsend has held a mirror up to the nation and made us happy to laugh at what we see in it' Sunday Telegraph 'One of the great comic creations' Daily Mirror Features the complete texts of The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3⁄4 and The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole.


Adrian Mole The Early Years

British adolescent angst has never been so “laugh-out-loud funny” (The New York Times)—the journey begins with these first two books in the heartbreakingly hilarious series.

Author: Sue Townsend

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1504052226

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

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British adolescent angst has never been so “laugh-out-loud funny” (The New York Times)—the journey begins with these first two books in the heartbreakingly hilarious series. Commiserate with “one of literature’s most endearing figures” (The Observer)—a sharp-witted, pining, and achingly honest underdog of great expectations and dwindling patience who knows all (or believes he does) and tells all. First published in 1982, Adrian Mole’s chronicle of angst has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide, spawned seven sequels, been adapted for television, and staged as a musical—truly “a phenomenon” (The Washington Post). The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13and ¾: Adrian Mole must amass his grievances—his acne vulgaris is grotesque; his crush, Pandora, has received seventeen Valentine’s Day cards (seventeen!); his PE teacher is a sadist; he fears his parents’ marriage is over since they no longer smoke together; his dog has gone AWOL; no one appreciates his poetry; and Animal Farm has set him off pork for good. If everyone were as appalled as Adrian Mole, it would be a better world. For now, for us, it’s just “screamingly funny” (The Sunday Times). The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole: Growing up among inferiors in Great Britain isn’t easy for a sensitive “poet of the Midlands” like Adrian, considering everything in the world is conspiring to scar him for life—his hormones are in a maelstrom; his mother is pregnant (at her age!); his girlfriend is in shut down; and he’s become allergic to non-precious metals. As his “crisply hilarious saga” (Booklist) continues, the changes Adrian undergoes will surely be profound. “Townsend’s wit is razor sharp” (Daily Mirror) as she shows us the world through the haunted eyes of her luckless teenage diarist and self-proclaimed “undiscovered intellectual,” proving again and again why she’s been called “a national treasure” (The New York Times Book Review).

The Adrian Mole Diaries

Shares the observations of Adrian Mole, a thirteen-year-old budding intellectual beset with worries about his complexion, his untried sexuality, and his parents's unsteady marriage

Author: Sue Townsend

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ISBN: 9781439562246

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Shares the observations of Adrian Mole, a thirteen-year-old budding intellectual beset with worries about his complexion, his untried sexuality, and his parents's unsteady marriage


The Adrian Mole Collection

Charting nearly ten years in the life of Adrian Mole, from his increasingly troubled adolescence and schooling to his first job as newt counter for the DoE, from his parents' marital troubles to his own difficult relationship with Pandora, ...

Author: Sue Townsend

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0718196740

Category: Fiction

Page: 428

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The hilarious, bestselling follow-ups to Sue Townsend's The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 and 3/4 : The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole, True Confessions of Adrian Albert Mole and Adrian Mole: The Wilderness together in one volume. Sunday July 18th. My father announced at breakfast that he is going to have a vasectomy. I pushed my sausages away untouched. Charting nearly ten years in the life of Adrian Mole, from his increasingly troubled adolescence and schooling to his first job as newt counter for the DoE, from his parents' marital troubles to his own difficult relationship with Pandora, from the failure of his early poems to the even grander failure of his epic novels, these three novels in one volume provide a hilarious portrait of one young man's coming of age. 'He will be remembered some day as one of England's great diarists. No matter what your troubles may be Adrian Mole is sure to make you feel better' Evening Standard




The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3 4

Adrian Mole is a worrier. Beset with problems familiar to anyone over the age of thirteen, Mole sends poems to the BBC, but his misfortunes still prey heavily on his mind.

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Adrian Mole is a worrier. Beset with problems familiar to anyone over the age of thirteen, Mole sends poems to the BBC, but his misfortunes still prey heavily on his mind.


The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3 4

Based on the classic bestselling novel by Sue Townsend, this critically- acclaimed West End musical brings Britain's best-loved spotty teenager's story to life for a new generation of theatregoers. "A perfectly realised British musical.

Author: Jake Brunger

Publisher: Samuel French Limited

ISBN: 9780573116650

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Life's pretty hard when you're a 133/4 year-old misunderstood intellectual living in a cul-de-sac in 1981. With dysfunctional parents, ungrateful elders and a growing debt to school bully Barry Kent, Adrian Mole's life simply couldn't get any worse! So when luminous new girl Pandora joins Adrian's class, things look set to change for our hapless hero. She immediately captures his heart, only for his best friend Nigel to steal hers... Based on the classic bestselling novel by Sue Townsend, this critically- acclaimed West End musical brings Britain's best-loved spotty teenager's story to life for a new generation of theatregoers. "A perfectly realised British musical." - The Evening Standard "A show for all ages." - The Daily Telegraph "This endearing and thoroughly enjoyable show should not be missed." - The Independent


Adrian Mole

'With the Mole books, Townsend has an unrivalled claim to be this country's foremost practising comic novelist' Mail on Sunday Wednesday August 13th Here I am again - in my old bedroom. Older, wiser, but with less hair, unfortunately.

Author: Sue Townsend

Publisher: Michael Joseph

ISBN: 9780141046464

Category: Diary fiction

Page: 416

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30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION 'With the Mole books, Townsend has an unrivalled claim to be this country's foremost practising comic novelist' Mail on Sunday Wednesday August 13th Here I am again - in my old bedroom. Older, wiser, but with less hair, unfortunately. The atmosphere in this house is very bad. The dog looks permanently exhausted. Every time the phone rings my mother snatches it up as though a kidnapper were on the line. Adrian Mole is thirty, single and a father. His cooking at a top London restaurant has been equally mocked ('the sausage on my plate could have been a turd' - AA Gill) and celebrated (will he be the nation's first celebrity offal chef?). And the love of his life, Pandora Braithwaite, is the newly elected MP for Ashby-de-la-Zouch - one of 'Blair's Babes'. He is frustrated, disappointed and undersexed. But a letter from Adrian's past is about to change everything . . . 'Adrian Mole really is a brilliant comic creation. Every sentence is witty and well thought out, and the whole has reverberations beyond itself' The Times 'One of the greatest comic creations. I can't remember a more relentlessly funny book' Daily Mirror


Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3 4

Shares the observations of Adrian Mole, a thirteen-year-old budding intellectual beset with worries about his complexion, his untried sexuality, and his parents's unsteady marriage

Author: Sue Townsend

Publisher: Turtleback Books

ISBN: 9780613087247

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

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Shares the observations of Adrian Mole, a thirteen-year-old budding intellectual beset with worries about his complexion, his untried sexuality, and his parents's unsteady marriage