“Adrian Mole meets Billy Liar with a running Holden Caulfield joke. Surprisingly funny.”
NO MAJOR SPOILERS
I heard about Ben’s book when it very deservedly won “BBC Radio 4 Book of the Year”. It’s the diary of Jay Golden a misunderstood teenager who makes a career of getting himself sacked.
These pieces had me laughing out loud at his misfortune and his hilarious antics, which get him into enormous trouble with his always stressed father.