The Rosie Project

The Rosie Project

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Meet Don Tillman. Don is getting married. He just doesn't know who to yet. But he has designed a very detailed questionnaire to help him find the perfect woman. One thing he already knows, though, is that it's not Rosie. Absolutely, completely, definitely not. Sometimes, though, you don't find love: love finds more

Product details

  • Paperback | 329 pages
  • 108 x 180 x 32mm | 206g
  • Penguin Books Ltd (UK)
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1405915331
  • 9781405915335
  • 294

About 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 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 also a published author, and their two more

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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 Prime deck-chair material The Times, Our Favourite Comic Novelsshow more

Customer reviews

When I first heard about this book I immediately wanted to read it. Who wouldn't love the emotionally different Don and his reactions? It's such an endearing story about falling in love and messing up over and over again while trying to do things right. I laughed out loud several times and can recommend this book to anyone. It's been a huge success and I think that's completely deserved. The writing is clever and witty. Don's questionnaire is added and I couldn't help to fill it out. It was a nice detail to be able to actually see it. I also liked Rosie. She's got such a spunky personality. I think the best quality of the book is the writing from Don's perspective which makes his character so real and vivid. Don's friend Gene makes the story even funnier. There's a lot of stereotyping, but the author used it to his advantage. I can only come to one conclusion: read this book! Especially if you're looking for something funny which is not too hard to read, but has a certain level of intelligence as more
by Librarian Lavender