The trouble with trying to read passages from the Adrian Mole Diaries aloud is that you find yourself laughing so hard you cant go on. Its that kind of book. Kansas City Star
As sad and devastating as it is laugh-out-loud funny. A delight! New York Times
The agonizingly funny, captivatingly poignant journals of Englands bespotted everyboy are now available again. An international phenomenon and perennial favorite since their initial publication made a splash in Thatchers Britain more than twenty years ago, The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Age 13 is now side-by-side with its hilarious sequel The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole in this collected single volume.