By Sue Townsend
Adrian Mole: The Prostrate Years is the 8th publication in Sue Townsend's brilliantly humorous Adrian Mole series.
Sunday 1st July
NO SMOKING DAY
A momentous day! Smoking in a public position or workplace is forbidden in England. even though in the event you a lunatic, a prisoner, an MP or a member of the Royal kin you're exempt.
Adrian Mole is thirty-nine and 1 / 4. He lives within the nation in a semi-detached switched over pigsty along with his spouse Daisy and their daughter. His mom and dad George and Pauline dwell within the adjacent pigsty. yet all isn't well.
The secondhand bookstall during which Adrian works is threatened with closure. The spark has fizzled out of his marriage. His mom is threatening to jot down her autobiography (A lady referred to as Shit). And Adrian's nightly journeys to the rest room became alarmingly common . . .
Bestselling writer Sue Townsend has been Britain's favorite comedian author for over 3 decades.
'A journey de strength by way of a comic book genius and if it isn't the simplest booklet released this yr, I'll consume my bookshelf' day-by-day Mail, Books of the Year
'Effortlessly hilarious. great satire and tragedy' The Times
'Hilarious. comedian gold' Sunday Times
Sue Townsend is Britain's favorite comedian writer. Her highly winning novels comprise 8 Adrian Mole books, The Public Confessions of a Middle-Aged lady (Aged 55), quantity Ten, Ghost little ones, The Queen and that i, Queen Camilla and the girl Who Went to mattress For a Year, all of that are hugely acclaimed bestsellers. She has additionally written various well-received performs. She lives in Leicester, the place she was once born and grew up.
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