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The Rosie Project (English) (Paperback)

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ISBN: 9781405912792    Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Year of publishing: 2014     Format:  Paperback No of Pages: 368        Language: English
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion is a story about love, life and lobster every Tuesday... 'Marvellous' John Boyne 'Original, clever and perfectly written' Jill Mansell 'Adorable' Marian Keyes...Read more
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion is a story about love, life and lobster every Tuesday... 'Marvellous' John Boyne 'Original, clever and perfectly written' Jill Mansell 'Adorable' Marian Keyes 'An upbeat, quirky, impertinent gem of a read' Chris Cleave 'I'm not good at understanding what other people want.' 'Tell me something I don't know . . .' Love isn't an exact science - but no one told Don Tillman. A thirty-nine-year-old geneticist, Don's never had a second date. So he devises the Wife Project, a scientific test to find the perfect partner. Enter Rosie - 'the world's most incompatible woman' - throwing Don's safe, ordered life into chaos. But what is this unsettling, alien emotion he's feeling? 'Don Tillman is one of the most endearing, charming and fascinating literary characters I have met in a long time' The Times 'Hilarious, unlikely and heartbreaking' Easy Living 'Touching and laugh-out-loud funny - think The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time meets Silver Linings Playbook' Stylist 'Funny, endearing, and pure, wonderful escapism' Independent 'A sweet, funny rom-com . . . You'll be willing Don and Rosie on every step of the way' Marie Claire 'Original, charming and very funny' Woman & Home 'A comic triumph: clever, humane and tears-in-your-eyes funny. But best of all, The Rosie Project is a madly romantic love story' Liz Jensen, author of The Rapture 'I couldn't put this book down. It's one of the most quirky and endearing romances I've ever read. I laughed the whole way through. And now I want to meet Don' Sophie Kinsella With the charm of Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and the romance of David Nicholls' One Day , The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion is both funny and endearing - and is set to become the paperback of 2014. Graeme Simsion is a full-time writer. Previously an IT consultant and educator, he wrote his first book in 1994 (the standard reference on data modelling, now entering its fourth edition), and is married to Anne, a professor of psychiatry who writes erotic fiction. They have two children.
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About the author: Graeme Simsion
Graeme Simsion is a full-time writer. His first novel, The Rosie Project, was originally written as a screenplay and won the Australian Writers' Guild/Inscription... Read more
Graeme Simsion is a full-time writer. His first novel, The Rosie Project, was originally written as a screenplay and won the Australian Writers' Guild/Inscription Award for Best Romantic Comedy Script in 2010. As a novel, it won the Australian Book Industry Association Book of the Year for 2014. Rights have been sold in forty-two countries and The Rosie Project is now a bestselling novel worldwide. In the UK, it was selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club and was voted the most popular title for the Spring 2014 campaign. Graeme lives in Australia with his wife Anne, a professor of psychiatry and published author, and their two children.The Rosie Effect is his second novel.
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Review:
Funny, endearing, and pure, wonderful escapism Independent A sweet, funny rom-com ... You'll be willing Don and Rosie on every step of the way Marie Claire Original, charming and very funny Woman &...Read more
Funny, endearing, and pure, wonderful escapism Independent A sweet, funny rom-com ... You'll be willing Don and Rosie on every step of the way Marie Claire Original, charming and very funny Woman & Home Touching and laugh-out-loud funny -- think The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time meets Silver Linings Playbook Stylist A hilarious, unlikely romance with heartbreaking twists Easy Living Don Tillman is one of the most endearing, charming and fascinating literary characters I have met in a long time The Times Genuinely funny; you'll laugh out loud Essentials I absolutely loved The Rosie Project -- original and clever, and perfectly written.The world is going to fall in love with Don and Rosie Jill Mansell A poignant, funny novel about how you don't find love; it finds you Glamour Don Tillman will exasperate, delight and immerse you in a world so original, in a story so compelling, I defy you not to read through the night. Glorious Adriana Trigiani, author of The Shoemaker's Wife A very funny and touching love story Sunday Express Adorable ... Really funny and heart-warming, a gem of a book Marian Keyes If you like The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time you'll love The Rosie Project Look Written in a superbly pitch-perfect voice, The Rosie Project had me cheering for Don on every page. I'm madly in love with this book! Trust me, you will be, too Lisa Genova, author of Still Alice and left Neglected The best, most honestly told love story I've read in a long time Kristin Hannah Marvellous. Don Tillman is as awkward and confusing a narrator as he is lovable and charming John Boyne, author of The Boy In the Striped Pyjamas
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