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Adrian Mole Grows Up

Advantages: Satirical look at modern life
Disadvantages: Adrian Mole doesnt work as an adult character

Adrian Mole starts the new millennium at a low point in his life; his previous career as an offal chef and TV presenter has come to an end, he has developed a bald spot the size of a jaffa cake and he is forced to live amongst the underclass on the Gaitsk ...

wigglylittleworm 03.12.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Lost Diaries of Adrian Mole, 1999-2001 - Sue Townsend

Time to move on

Advantages: Not taxing, simple light hearted read.
Disadvantages: No plot, throw away fiction

...Despite being a brilliant writer and observer of life, I think this is the dullest of the Adrian Mole diaries. It really never gets off the ground, as there's nothing new within the text. As a grown up, Mole doesn't really work, the language used is stil ...

Flatfield 17.09.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Lost Diaries of Adrian Mole, 1999-2001 - Sue Townsend

The Queen hits the rocks

Advantages: Wonderful concepts
Disadvantages: A bit dated

Synopsis of the book: The Queen awakes the morning after the General Election to discover the Republican Party under Jack Barker have swept to power. One of their first actions is to take all the power and authority away from the Royal family. Now ...

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Review of The Queen and I - Sue Townsend

Vice Versa

Advantages: Easy style to read, great characters, some very funny moments
Disadvantages: Way over the top

...Hubby has been a fan of Sue Townsend's many books for just as many years now, but I only began reading them a while ago. Having thoroughly enjoyed reading Hubby's 'Queen Camilla' last year the thoughtful guy bought me 'The Queen and I' this Christmas. Eit ...

grafter123 26.01.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Queen and I - Sue Townsend

Monarchy living on benefits

Advantages: Excellent Comical Read
Disadvantages: That there was not a sequel

The Queen and I was first published in 1992, unfortunately I did not get around to reading it until I was 20 and in need of non strenuous entertainment as I was heavily pregnant at the time. The Queen and I is work of the legendary Sue Townsend, a wri ...

SexySOS 02.07.2003 · Read full review
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Review of The Queen and I - Sue Townsend