The Rosie Effect is the charming and hilarious sequel to Graeme Simsion's best-selling debut novel, The Rosie Project.
With the Wife Project complete, Don settles into a new job and married life in New York. But it's not long before certain events are taken out of his control and it's time to embark on a new project....
As Don tries to get to grips with the requirements of starting a family, his unusual research style gets him into trouble. To make matters worse, Don has invited his closest friend to stay with them, but Gene is not exactly the best model for marital happiness. As Don's life with Rosie continues to be unpredictable, he needs to remember that emotional support is just as important as practical expertise.
Join Don and Rosie in the next chapter of their weird and wonderful journey in Graeme Simsion's unmissable new novel, The Rosie Effect.
"Warm-hearted and perfectly pitched, with profound themes that are worn lightly, this very enjoyable read promises to put Don Tillman on the comic literary map somewhere between Mr Pooter and Adrian Mole." (Guardian)
"Funny, endearing, and pure, wonderful escapism." (Independent)
"Don Tillman is one of the most endearing, charming and fascinating literary characters I have met in a long time." (The Times)
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Funny, Poignant and Insightful
Bloody Brilliant Read.
He brings to wonderful deadpan life the voice of an esteemed Geneticist with Aspergers, living in a world that doesn't always make sense to him but who is so sincere and so well educated and so well intentioned that he is instantly loveable.
I laughed out loud many, many times reading this. As someone with an autistic teenager in the family, it was an acute and tender observation of this social 'disability' that was sweet and hilariously accurate.
Highly recommend both books in this series to anyone who needs a laugh. That it offers acute insight into Aspergers is a bonus.
- Mrs. K. Skarbek
Dan O'Grady is perfection
- Kathryn @theBookDate