The Lost Diaries of Adrian Mole, 1999-2001 Paperback
by Sue Townsend
Part of the Adrian Mole series
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4 is the BBC RADIO 4 Book at Bedtime pick . . . Celebrate Adrian Mole's 50th Birthday with this new edition of the sixth book in his diaries where Adrian, Leicester's most unlikely ex-con, faces the nit-infested reality of being a single parentMonday January 3, 2000So how do I greet the New Millennium?
In despair. I'm a single parent, I live with my mother . . . I have a bald spot the size of a jaffa cake on the back of my head . . . I can't go on like this, drifting into early middle-age.
I need a Life Plan . . .The 'same age as Jesus when he died', Adrian Mole has become a martyr: a single-father bringing up two young boys in an uncaring world.
With the ever-unattainable Pandora pursuing her ambition to become Labour's first female PM; his over-achieving half-brother Brett sponging off him; and literary success ever-elusive, Adrian tries to make ends meet and find a purpose.But little does he realise that his own modest life is about to come to the attention of those charged with policing The War Against Terror . . .'An achingly funny anti-hero' Daily Mail'Told with Townsend's trademark deadpan humour.
To people of a certain age, Adrian Mole was their Harry Potter' News of the World'One of the great comic creations of our time.
Almost every page of his diaries bring a smile to the face' Scotsman'The funniest person in the world' Caitlin Moran
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 11/06/2009
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780241959398