'Adrian Mole really is a brilliant comic creation! Every sentence is witty and well thought out, and the whole has reverberations beyond itself! [Sue Townsend is] one of our finest living comic writers' - The Times". 'A delight. Genuinly funny! Compassion shines through the unashamed ironic social commentary' - "Guardian". 'He will be remembered some day as one of England's great diarists. No matter what your troubles may be Adrian Mole is sure to make you feel better' - "Evening Standard". 'Thank heavens for Sue Townsend! She has an unrivalled claim to be this country's foremost practising comic novelist' - "Mail on Sunday". 'One of the great fictional creations of our time! A joy' - "Scotsman". 'Poignant, hilarious, heart-rending, devastating' - "New Statesman". "