The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 by Sue Townsend

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By Sue Townsend

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11 reviews

Friday January 2nd. I felt rotten today. It’s my mother’s fault for singing ‘My Way’ at two o’clock in the morning at the top of the stairs. Just my luck to have a mother like her. There is a chance my parents could be alcoholics. Next year I could be in a children’s home.


13 Oct 2020

This book never fails to make me laugh. I have read it several times throughout my life and recently re-read it for part of this challenge. Townsend writes from the male teenage pedantic point of view with such brilliance and ease throughout the narrative. It is a book I recommend to all students; the political references and names mentioned are outdated, but Adrian's unrequited love of Pandora and his teenage angst and parental embarrassment will always resonate with young adults.

14 Aug 2020

I liked Adrian Mole the best as he is funny and entertaining and I would recommend this book to anyone who likes to laugh

29 Aug 2018

Very funny.

18 Aug 2018

I really liked this book because it explains it's not your fault if your parents are separating. My favourite character was Mum because tried was really kind to Adrian even when she was with Mr Lucas.I recommend this book to kids who have a hard time in school, with parents or anything else.

04 Sep 2017

I found this one a little too old for me and not as funny as I had anticipated.

13 Aug 2017

Even though this book is a bit inappropriate, it is still a great book. This book is for people who like books set as diaries

11 Mar 2017

A book that is suitable for older readers. SO FUNNY!!!

20 Aug 2016

I enjoyed the book but found some of the language and information too mature for a 10 year old.

10 Aug 2016

I really like stories written in the form of a diary. Adrien is a 13-year-old "intellectual" with some issues at home, and this painfully relatable story pans out over a year of his life. I will definitely re-read this, but I wouldn't recommend it to anyone still in primary school.

09 Aug 2016

Loved all of the rude humour.

25 Aug 2014

Adrian mole
I would recommend this book to over tens.
The life of a misunderstood intellectual who tries to survive with all the troubles in family, school, on the streets, his bedroom and his face.

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