By Sue Townsend
Adrian Mole: The Prostrate Years is the 8th e-book in Sue Townsend's brilliantly humorous Adrian Mole series.
Sunday 1st July
NO SMOKING DAY
A momentous day! Smoking in a public position or office is forbidden in England. although when you a lunatic, a prisoner, an MP or a member of the Royal relations 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 really well.
The secondhand book shop within 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 widespread . . .
Bestselling writer Sue Townsend has been Britain's favorite comedian author for over 3 decades.
'A travel de strength by means of a comic book genius and if it isn't the simplest ebook released this 12 months, I'll devour my bookshelf' day-by-day Mail, Books of the Year
'Effortlessly hilarious. tremendous satire and tragedy' The Times
'Hilarious. comedian gold' Sunday Times
Sue Townsend is Britain's favorite comedian writer. Her highly profitable novels comprise 8 Adrian Mole books, The Public Confessions of a Middle-Aged lady (Aged 55), quantity Ten, Ghost teenagers, 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 a number of well-received performs. She lives in Leicester, the place she used to be born and grew up.
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This will probably go in the school paper. I’ll be crucif ied if I show my face in public. ” I drew my knees to my chest and buried my head in them. Everything was so horribly unfair. “It’s my birthday,” I moaned into my jeans. ” Robbie sighed. Dropping his bag, he sat down and put his arms around me, pulling me to his chest. I sniff led and shed a few tears into his jacket, listening to his heartbeat through his shirt. It thudded rapidly against his chest, like he’d been sprinting several miles.
He only smirked and raised an eyebrow, infuriating me even more. “Fine. Go back to Faeryland, or wherever you come from. Aren’t you supposed to be Oberon’s jester or something? ” Robbie sounded anything but hurt. ” 66 JULIE KAGAWA My anger vanished instantly, replaced with fear. With all the talk of fey and faery lords, I’d nearly forgotten about Ethan. I shivered as my stomach twisted into a tight little ball. This still felt like something out of a nightmare. But Ethan was gone, and faeries were real.
Your brother has been replaced. ” “You’re crazy,” I whispered. If I wasn’t sitting, I’d be backing away from him toward the door. “You’ve gone off the deep end. Time to cut back on the anime, Rob. ” Robbie sighed. “Really? That’s what you’re going with? ” He leaned back and crossed his arms. ” I cried, leaping off the couch. “Listen to yourself! ” “Don’t be stupid,” Rob said mildly. “You have no idea what you’re talking about. You’re thinking ‘Tinker Bell,’ which is a typical human response to the word faery.
Adrian Mole: The Prostrate Years (Adrian Mole, Book 8) by Sue Townsend