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The Rosie Project

De (autor) Dan O'Grady
en Limba Engleză CD-Audio – 03 Jun 2014
The international bestselling romantic comedy "bursting with warmth, emotional depth, and...humor," ("Entertainment Weekly") featuring the oddly charming, socially challenged genetics professor, Don, as he seeks true love is now available from Encore for a great value
The art of love is never a science: Meet Don Tillman, a brilliant yet socially inept professor of genetics, who's decided it's time he found a wife. In the orderly, evidence-based manner with which Don approaches all things, he designs The Wife Project to find his perfect partner: a sixteen-page, scientifically valid survey to filter out the drinkers, the smokers, the late arrivers.
Rosie Jarman possesses all these qualities. Don easily disqualifies her as a candidate for The Wife Project (even if she is "quite intelligent for a barmaid"). But Don is intrigued by Rosie's own quest to identify her biological father. When an unlikely relationship develops as they collaborate on The Father Project, Don is forced to confront the spontaneous whirlwind that is Rosie--and the realization that, despite your best scientific efforts, you don't find love, it finds you.
Arrestingly endearing and entirely unconventional, Graeme Simsion's distinctive debut "navigates the choppy waters of adult relationships, both romantic and platonic, with a fresh take ("USA Today"). "Filled with humor and plenty of heart, "The Rosie Project "is a delightful reminder that all of us, no matter how we're wired, just want to fit in" ("Chicago Tribune").
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ISBN-13: 9781442370906
ISBN-10: 1442370904
Dimensiuni: 133 x 150 x 21 mm
Greutate: 0.17 kg
Editura: Simon & Schuster Audio

Notă biografică

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. 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. Rights have been sold in forty-two countries and both The Rosie Project and the sequel The Rosie Effect are now bestselling novels worldwide.
Graeme lives in Australia with his wife Anne, a professor of psychiatry and published author, and their two children.


Prime deck-chair material
A sweet, funny rom-com . . . You'll be willing Don and Rosie on every step of the way
Original, charming and very funny
Touching and laugh-out-loud funny -- think The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time meets Silver Linings Playbook
A hilarious, unlikely romance with heartbreaking twists
Don Tillman is one of the most endearing, charming and fascinating literary characters I have met in a long time
Genuinely funny; you'll laugh out loud
I absolutely loved The Rosie Project -- original and clever, and perfectly written.The world is going to fall in love with Don and Rosie
A poignant, funny novel about how you don't find love; it finds you
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
Beneath the fun and the fluff there is a quietly profound exploration of the assumptions around autism and what it means to have an atypical - or typical - brain
A very funny and touching love story
Adorable . . . Really funny and heart-warming, a gem of a book
If you like The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time you'll love The Rosie Project
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
The best, most honestly told love story I've read in a long time
Marvellous. Don Tillman is as awkward and confusing a narrator as he is lovable and charming
As well as being delightfully romantic, this is a very funny book and you'll be laughing out loud at Don's misadventures
Funny, charming and heart-warming