Rae Earl

2 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 36 ratings

My Mad Fat Diary Summary

Rae Earl's hysterically funny and very touching real-life 1989 diary. If Adrian Mole had a teenage sister, she'd sound like this.

It's 1989, and Rae Earl is a fat, boy-mad 17-year-old girl living with her mum and their deaf white cat in a council house with a mint-green bathroom suite and a kitchen Rae can't keep away from.

This is the hilarious real-life diary she kept during that fateful year - with characters like her evil friend, Bethany; Bethany's besotted boyfriend; and the boys from the school up the road (who have code names like Haddock and Battered Sausage).

My Mad Fat Diary evokes a vanished time when Charles and Di are still together, the Berlin wall is up, and Kylie is expected to disappear from the charts at any moment. It will appeal to anyone who lived through the 1980s. But it will also strike a chord with anyone who's ever been a confused, lonely teenager who clashes with their mother, takes themselves very seriously and has no idea how utterly funny they are.

©2007 Rae Earl (P)2015 Hodder & Stoughton
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  • Book 1

    • My Mad Fat Diary

    • By: Rae Earl
    • Narrated by: Abigail Hardiman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Rae Earl's hysterically funny and very touching real-life 1989 diary. If Adrian Mole had a teenage sister, she'd sound like this. It's 1989, and Rae Earl is a fat, boy-mad 17-year-old girl, living with her mum and their deaf white cat in a council house with a mint-green bathroom suite and a kitchen Rae can't keep away from. This is the hilarious real-life diary she kept during that fateful year - with characters like her evil friend Bethany; Bethany's besotted boyfriend; and the boys from the school up the road.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it!!

    • By Jamie Peters on 31-08-15

    Regular price: £19.99

  • Book 2

    • My Madder Fatter Diary

    • By: Rae Earl
    • Narrated by: Abigail Hardiman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Volume two of Rae Earl's hilarious teenage diaries chronicles her all-important final year of high school...but how can school compete with more pressing crises like romance, her looks and a crazy family life? Rae Earl is about to enter the most important year of her life - her actual bloody final year of school. But how the hell can she concentrate on that when it looks like the love of her life, Haddock, may be about to seriously do it with her?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Way Different Than the TV Series but Just as Good

    • By J. Ambrose on 01-12-15

    Regular price: £19.99