The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole

by Sue Townsend | Humor | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 1504048830 Global Overview for this book
Registered by xtrdnry of Parkdale, Victoria Australia on 1/22/2021
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Journal Entry 1 by xtrdnry from Parkdale, Victoria Australia on Friday, January 22, 2021
Adrian Mole faces the same agonies which life sets before most adolescents: troubles with girls, school, parents, and an uncaring world. The difference, though, between young Master Mole and his peers is that this British lad keeps a diary -- an earnest chronicle of longing and disaster. From Adrian's obsession with intellectuality after understanding "nearly every word" of a Malcolm Muggeridge broadcast to his anguished adoration of a lovely, mercurial schoolmate, from his view of his parents' constantly creaking relationship to his heartfelt but hilarious attempts at cathartic verse, here is a triumph of deadpan satire. ABBA, Princess Di's wedding, street punks, Monty Python, the Falklands campaign -- all the cultural pageantry of a keenly observed era marches past the unique perspective of A. Mole, the unforgettable lad whose self-absorption only gets funnier as his life becomes more desperate.

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