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Sue Townsend RIP

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Sue Townsend, 2 April 1946 – 10 April 2014

Very sad to read of the death of Sue Townsend, creator of Adrian Mole.  There is a wonderful obituary written at The Guardian, here.

Many of us entered adulthood to be entertained for years by Sue’s superb creation, Adrian Mole.  Her work lives on; may she rest in peace.

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6 comments on “Sue Townsend RIP

  1. Karen
    April 11, 2014

    Thanks for sharing. This is really a wonderful obituary.

    • crimeficreader
      April 11, 2014

      Indeed. Sad also to learn so much of a life when it is over. Thanks for leaving the comment.

      • Karen
        April 11, 2014

        Right. On the other hand, she just did not want her life ‘in the open’. Many readers will pause and commemorate her today.

  2. Mrs P.
    April 12, 2014

    That’s very sad news.

  3. kathy d.
    April 14, 2014

    I didn’t know about Susan Townsend, living in the States. That is a loss for me. However, having read the excellent obituary, and liking this author immediately as I read it, I will seek out her books.

    • crimeficreader
      April 14, 2014

      Kathy, her Adrian Mole books defined a generation here. I hope you enjoy them when you get your hands on them.

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