Adrian Mole has grown up. At least that's what it says on his passport. But Living at home, clinging to his threadbare cuddly rabbit 'Pinky', working as a payer pusher for the DoE and pining for the love of his life, Pandora, has proved to him that adulthood isn't quite what he hoped it would be. Still, intellectual poets can't always have things their own way... Included here are two other less well-known diarists : Sue Townsend and Margaret Hilda Roberts, a rather ambitions grocer's daughter from Grantham.