The Rosie Project: Don Tillman 1 (Paperback)
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The Rosie Project: Don Tillman 1 (Paperback)

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Paperback 368 Pages / Published: 02/01/2014
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The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion is a story about love, life and lobster every Tuesday...

Don Tillman has got his love life planned out. He knows exactly who he wants, but is it who he needs?

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? 

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781405912792
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
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 Novels *

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“Good but not as good as the pre-publication hype.”

I enjoyed this book but it is not the ground breaking modern day classic that the hype would have you believe.
Also the comparison with Mark Haddon's "The curious case of the dog in the night-time" are... More

Paperback edition
2nd May 2013
Helpful? Upvote 65

“The funniest book I have read in a long time.”

The Rosie Project is the simple story of a man who wants to find himself a wife, but this particular man dearly lacks the social skills that come quite naturally to most of us and to make matters worse he seem to be... More

Paperback edition
9th February 2013
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Tigerlilly1997

“A Different Viewpoint.”

This novel takes the reader on a journey through a different type of mindset. It is an amazing representation of someone on the autism spectrum and how their mind works and differs from a neurotypical mind. Although... More

Paperback edition
1 similar book recommended
9th June 2015
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