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The Rosie Project

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Graeme Simsion

Narrated By: Dan O'Grady

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio

Date: October 2013

Duration: 7 hours 32 minutes

Summary:

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).

A 2018 RUSA “Listen-Alike” for ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE

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  • Kristen N

    This book is immediately charming, with enough plot intrigue and great character development to make the listener care about the Project and it's players. The narrator gave a great performance.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Jen C

    Engaging entertaining and smart writing. Loved the story.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Bobbie T

    Super cute story! Funny and easy to "read" with clever little twists to keep you waiting and wanting to see the various projects unfolding. Loved the reader!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Heily Aktuglu-McGowan

    The Rosie project book was Awkwardly hilarious! Brilliantly written!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Dale Meck

    Such an enjoyable read...when I wasn't smiling from ear to ear, I was laughing out loud! The narrator was spot on, which only added to my delight with this book!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Greg F.

    Central character takes some getting used to but becomes increasingly endearing as he faces challenges to his logical approach to all things. A well constructed plot that brings all threads together in a satisfying conclusion.

  • Susan M.

    Hilarious book

  • Nancy Krehlik

    This book was both heart wrenching and delightful. I enjoyed it very much!

  • Lisa Carroll

    My family, two teenagers included, listened to the Rosie Project on a long road trip. It was enjoyed immensely by all!

  • Jennifer Mahan

    It was charming and a fun easy read. I didn't realize it took place in Australia until I listened to the audiobook. It was fun to listen to it with the Aussie accent.

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