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The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾

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The former special forces officer is heading to Europe, to go face to face with some of Putin's most killer henchmen! Admittedly this is not a novel in the literal sense and the chronological layout rather than the simple chapters we are more used to could be offputting to some. In this second instalment of teenager Adrian Mole's diaries, the Mole family is in crisis and the country is beating the drum of war. Very good copy in clean unmarked green boards, firmly bound with only very light tanning to text block.

Adrian Mole's painfully frank diary offers a glimpse into the tormented life of a 'misunderstood intellectual’ as he attempts to navigate the challenges posed by his parents' unhappy marriage, being a bully-magnet, acne and unrequited love.Susan Lillian "Sue" Townsend was a British novelist, best known as the author of the Adrian Mole series of books.

The various quirks of the diary format - the daily updates, some of them tiny and some of them epic, some of them written retroactively to account for terrifying motorway excursions, the snippets of poetry and letters - work entirely in the first two books' favour. The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole is the second book in Sue Townsend's brilliantly funny Adrian Mole series.

But the path of true love never does run true, and when Adrian’s mother starts spending more time with the neighbor Mr. They also capture the Thatcher-led zeitgeist of the UK that was one of the most pivotal moments in modern history. While his parents have reconciled after both embarked on disastrous affairs, Adrian is shocked to learn of his mother's pregnancy. Adrian's paternal grandmother Edna May Mole is also prominent in the early diaries until her death in The Wilderness Years. His Bob Lee Swagger series took the world by storm in the 90s, and he has a new collection of novellas this month featuring Bob Lee, Earl and Charles.

Mole is a fierce critic of prime minister Margaret Thatcher, listing her as one of his worst enemies. This is not intended to be a full statement of all your rights under the Distance Selling Regulations.There is a much greater emphasis on letters and diatribes, some purporting to be read out His loyal friend and co-worker Bernard Hopkins comes to the rescue, moving in with him and promising to remain until his cancer is in remission. He also tells of his obsessions with being cool, his self-absorption, getting rid of acne, and his terrible poems.

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