Growing up, this was one of my favourite books of the eighties and Nicholas Barnes' narration takes it to a new level. Given Mole's naive teenage cant..Show More »er through the early part of that decade is just sublime to hear.
I'm planning to buy the whole series on Audible. Sue Townsend: you're hugely missed.
This, the second book in the Adrian Mole series of books superbly written by Sue Townsend, is every bit as funny and absorbing as the first. Again, I ..Show More »read this many years ago when I too was a teenager, and it brings back so many fond and awkward memories.
Adrian, is a character you can't help feeling sympathy for, even though at times you can't help but feel he brings a lot of his woes upon himself. But at heart, he is a decent and kind-hearted teenager, trying to find himself in this big world.
Narration by Nicholas Barnes was very good and helped to make this audio experience a pleasant one.
This book took me back to the time I read and then watched the original Adrian Mole books/TV programmes.... Excellent listen for the summer holidays. ..Show More »but please be careful, I laughed out loud at some of the antics, so be warned don't listen anywhere that if you laugh out loud you'll get into trouble.
yet again, Sue Townsend produces another comic masterpiece involving her most enduring charactor Adrian Mole. As with the most recent books in this se..Show More »ries, the mixing of humour and sadness is wonderfully done and this book is no exception. One of the best things about these books is that even though most of the situation our hapless hero finds himself in are totally unrealistic and yet, you find yourself believing in them and in Adrian himself... wouldn't we all love to know someone like him? lastly, a word on the reader- a great choice, Mark Hadfield read the book wonderfully.