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Leicester author Sue Townsend dies aged 68

Leicester novelist Sue Townsend has died aged 68. Best known for the Adrian Mole book series, she died yesterday after a short illness.

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Leicester author Sue Townsend dies

Sue Townsend at the Woman of the Year Awards in 2003 Credit: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment

The Leicester novelist, Sue Townsend, has died aged 68, according to a family friend.

Best known for the Adrian Mole book series, she died yesterday after a short illness. Fellow Leicester author, Bali Rai, said her family told him of her death.

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