Jack Spratt is a policeman on the door of 10 Downing Street. When the Prime Minister decides to travel incognito to see what people really think, he enlists Jack's help. Neither can foresee how their odyssey will impact on world affairs - or their own lives.
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A wickedly entertaining and passionate swipe at New Labour ( The Times)
There is a gem on nearly every page. Nothing escapes Townsend's withering pen. Satirical, witty, observant . . . a clever book ( Observer)
Poignant, hilarious, heart-rending, devastating ( New Statesman)
A delight. Genuinely funny . . . compassion shines through the unashamedly ironic social commentary ( Guardian)
Sue Townsend is Britain's favourite comic author. For thirty years, since the publication of The Secret Diaries of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ in 1982, she has made us weep with laughter and pricked the nation's conscience. Seven further volumes of Adrian's diaries have followed, and all have been highly acclaimed bestsellers. She has also published five other popular novels and written numerous well-received plays. She lives in Leicester, where she was born and grew up.
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Book Description Penguin Audiobooks, 2003. Audio CD. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 141804947