In the latest installment of this bestselling saga our hapless hero is now separated from his exotic and accomplished Nigerian wife (did he really think that could last?). He still pines for his first and only true love, Pandora Braithwaite, now a Labour M.P., and works as the cook at a smart London restaurant, Hoi Polloi, which specializes in repulsive working-class food. A chance for a television series, Offally Good!, is promising-at first. But Adrian is once again disappointed. Still, there is the possibility of a career writing cookbooks.
As his true confessions demonstrate, Adrian is making some progress. He is now a single father, and determined to make things good for his three-year-old son. When, to his surprise, he finds that he has another son as well-an updated version of the Master Mole we have come to know and love-he takes responsibility for this boy, too. Adrian Mole remains as neurotic and endearing as ever....Continua