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Sue Townsend - Author

Sue left school at fifteen and started writing immediately. For twenty years nobody knew that Leicester housewife, Mrs Townsend, was a writer. She joined a writers' group at Leicester's Phoenix Theatre and was soon installed as the Writer in Residence there.

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The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged Thirteen and Three Quarters
Sue Townsend
This book is a favourite of September 2009 Guest Editor Joanna Nadin: Reading The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ (at 13 and ¾) was the first time I picked up a book and thought, “Oh My God, that...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Paperback (b Format) | Released 31/10/2002
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