Sue Townsend

Standard Name: Townsend, Sue
Birth Name: Susan Lilian Johnstone
Writing in the later twentieth century, ST turned a satirical eye on social structures like the British class system, but her writing always had the aim of making people laugh. She began as a dramatist and went on to novels, journalism, and political writing, while never more than a step away from comedy.


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Townsend, Sue. Adrian Mole, The Prostrate Years. Michael Joseph, 2009.
Townsend, Sue. Adrian Mole, the Wilderness Years. Methuen, 1993.
Townsend, Sue. Bazaar & Rummage; Groping For Words; Womberang. Methuen, 1984.
Townsend, Sue, and Frances Sheridan. “Introduction”. Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph, Pandora Press, 1987, p. ix - xi.
Townsend, Sue. Mr. Bevan’s Dream. Chatto and Windus, 1989.
Townsend, Sue. Public Confessions of a Middle-Aged Woman Aged 55 3/4. Michael Joseph, 2001.
Townsend, Sue. Rebuilding Coventry. Methuen, 1988.
Townsend, Sue. Ten Tiny Fingers, Nine Tiny Toes. Methuen, 1990.
Townsend, Sue. The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole. Methuen, 1984.
Townsend, Sue. The Queen and I. Methuen, 1992.
Townsend, Sue. The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾. Methuen, 1982.
Townsend, Sue. The Woman who Went to Bed for a Year. Michael Joseph, 2012.
Townsend, Sue. True Confessions of Adrian Albert Mole, Margaret Hilda Roberts and Susan Lillian Townsend. Methuen, 1989.
Townsend, Sue. You, Me and Wii. Nick Hern Books, 2010.