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17. The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4 - Sue Townsend

novel, first edition 1982, English

“Friday  May 15th

My grandmother has just made a surprise visit. She caught us huddled round our new Camping-gaz stove eating cold beans out of a tin. 121 more words



‘I don’t know what to wear’.

We both didn’t.

I tiptoed to her wardrobe and peered over her shoulder: inside, there was only her emerald green jumper. 574 more words

Adrian Mole and the Weapons of Mass Destruction

Adrian Mole and the Weapons of Mass Destruction: Sue Townsend, June 5—12, 2016

My rating: ♦♦♦♦◊

Adrian is now working at a bookshop and his life is no less bananas. 192 more words

4 Star

The Queen In Hell Close by Sue Townsend

Yesterday’s ‘Monarchy week’ post as part of the run up to the Queen’s official birthday on Saturday focused on the exalted position of the Queenly one. 434 more words

Book Review

Dear Diary

I’m re-reading George Grossmith’s The Diary Of A Nobody: it’s one of those books that you keep on the bookshelf in the bedroom, because you know it won’t be long before you take it down again. 763 more words