Townsend, Sue Number Ten

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Paperback. Pub Date :2012-07-04 Pages: 336 Language: English Publisher: Michael Joseph Prime Minister Edward Clare and his wife Adele Floret-Clare live at Number 10 Downing Street. PC Jack Sprat is the policeman who stands outside on the door . Five years ago. Edward Clare was voted into Number 10 after a landslide election result. But now. things are starting to go wrong. The love has gone. The people are turning. In short. its a very real problem.Edward worries about this. All he wants is for the people of Clares Britain to like him. and for them to be happy. He enlists the help of Jack Sprat and together they travel round the country incognito. ending up at Jacks childhood home. His mother Norma lives in Leicester. and her address is Number 10 too. but thats where the similarity ends ...

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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)

About the Author:

Sue Townsend was born in Leicester in 1946. Despite not learning to read until the age of eight, leaving school at fifteen with no qualifications and having three children by the time she was in her mid-twenties, she always found time to read widely. She also wrote secretly for twenty years. After joining a writers' group at The Phoenix Theatre, Leicester, she won a Thames Television award for her first play, Womberang, and became a professional playwright and novelist. After the publication of The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾, Sue continued to make the nation laugh and prick its conscience. She wrote seven further volumes of Adrian's diaries and five other popular novels - including The Queen and I, Number Ten and The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year - and numerous well received plays. Sue passed away in 2014 at the age of sixty-eight. She remains widely regarded as Britain's favourite comic writer.

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