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#100WomenNovelists: Sue Townsend

Blog Post 26: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 (1982)

Thursday January 1st

These are my New Year’s resolutions:

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The Woman Who Went To Bed For A Year – A Book That Makes You Think

Possible spoilers ahead.

As a person who loves their sleep, it is plain enough why I picked up this book. Sue Townsend’s The Woman Who Went To Bed For A Year… 565 more words

Book Reviews

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 - the musical

I caught the world premiere of Jake Brunger & Pippa Cleary’s musical adaptation of the late Sue Townsend’s book in it’s home town of Leicester just over two years ago ( 258 more words


The Woman who Went to Bed for a Year by Sue Townsend

I loved this book. It made me smile. It made me laugh. And it made me cry. There was the typical Sue Townsend’s satirical observation of our everyday lives and her sharp wit, but there was also resignation and reconciliation with the inevitable. 89 more words

Review Round Up: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole the Musical, Menier Chocolate Factory

This new musical is based on the beloved novel by Sue Townsend is now playing at the Menier Chocolate Factory – but what have critics been saying about it?  572 more words


The growing pains of Adrian Mole

After reading the original Adrian Mole, I couldn’t resist buying the second in the series for my Kindle.  Growing Pains is as funny, perceptive and warm as the first.  84 more words


Ten Memorable Dads In Literature

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s list is a Father’s Day freebie. I decided to go with some of the most memorable father’s in literature…so here goes! 257 more words

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