The Rosie Project

The Rosie Project

Audiobook CD - 2013
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Don Tillman, professor of genetics, has never been on a second date. He is a man who can count all his friends on the fingers of one hand, whose lifelong difficulty with social rituals has convinced him that he is simply not wired for romance. So when an acquaintance informs him that he would make a 'wonderful' husband, his first reaction is shock.
Publisher: [New York, New York] :, Simon & Schuster Audio,, [2013]
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781442363014
Branch Call Number: FIC Simsi
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio,rda
digital,optical,rda
7 audio discs (approximately 480 minutes) : CD audio, digital ; 12 cm
Additional Contributors: O'Grady, Dan

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elisemoore
Oct 25, 2017

I had read the book, and if possible enjoyed the audiobook even more, read by an Aussie it made the character come even more alive! I absolutely loved it. And will listen to the Rosie Effect next.

Jan411 Mar 08, 2017

Very fun. If you like it, try Adrian Mole Diaries by Sue Townsend

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AndCo
Dec 12, 2016

Great book to listen to when you need to relax or convalesce. Entertaining. Best without the critical thinking cap, though.

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jennab4
Apr 27, 2016

I adored this book. Don Tillman is an original and fun main character. Highly recommended.

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LindaDeeBaker
Oct 24, 2015

The glimpses inside a genius male mind and the excellent Aussie presentation by Dan O'Grady of the audio version is so well done I frequently smiled or laughed aloud. I identified with the way protagonist Don thought even though I'm not brilliant and I'm female. A delicious read that was over 'way before I wanted to finish reading it. Well done, Graeme Simsion.

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WCLSBlaineLibrary
Aug 04, 2015

Awesome main character! Like the t.v. series "Monk" but better. Definitely had me giggling. Opposites attract.....

PimaLib_ElizabethT Aug 04, 2015

Fantastic audiobook! I enjoyed listening to it so much that I wished I had more laundry to fold, more weeds to pull, more mindless chores to do. I found myself laughing out loud repeatedly. Now that I've finished, I might just start it over again!

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Russ_A
May 28, 2015

I departed from my usual steady fare of detective stories to enjoy a delightful story of an autistic genetics professor who sets out to find a wife using a lengthy questionnaire of acceptable traits. Everything is either correct or incorrect. While working on his Wife Project, he gets sidetracked helping a young woman, the eponymous Rosie, in her quest to find out who her real father is. Rosie, of course, as a drinking, smoking, brilliantly-dyed redhead, is totally unsuitable as a mate. And if you can’t predict how this one ends, you’re somewhere “on the spectrum” yourself. Still, it’s all good fun. The setting is Australia and I recommend the audiobook version. The reader is excellent, with a charming Aussie accent. This has been a best-seller for weeks, and this time it’s with good reason.

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JudithE
Apr 04, 2015

Loved, loved, loved this book. I was sorry to have to leave Don and Rosie behind. Gentle, fun, intelligent -- a gem. (I may have a touch of asperger's myself, just possibly.)

lotuslori_8 Feb 20, 2015

Loved the story. If you like quirky characters Don Tillman is your man and Dan O'Grady, the reader, is the perfect voice for Don.

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