Don Tillman has got his love life planned out. He knows exactly who he wants, but is it who he needs?
Discover the delightfully heartwarming and life-affirming bestseller about one man's unlikely journey through love, perfect for fans of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
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? . . .
If you loved The Rosie Project, find out what happens next in The Rosie Effect and The Rosie Result!
Funny, charming and heart-warming, this debut is a gem of a novel about a rather awkward university professor's search for love. I loved this unconventional romance ― Good Housekeeping UK
Full of quirky humour and touching tenderness. Imagine the love child of Eleanor Oliphant and Bridget Jones and you have this book ― Culturefly
Such a joy to read - I honestly can't think of many books that I enjoyed more. It's the definition of a comfort book - an easy and warm read with a lot of heart, and it made me laugh out loud more than any book before ― Marie Claire
Brisk, funny, and at times outrageous . . . A completely charming story that is as engaging as it is funny ― Independent
Charming and hilarious ― Luxe
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
Beneath the fun and the fluff there is a quietly profound exploration of the assumptions around autism and what it means to have an atypical - or typical - brain ― The Independent Daily Edition
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
As well as being delightfully romantic, this is a very funny book and you'll be laughing out loud at Don's misadventures ― Daily Mail
Funny, charming and heart-warming ― Good Housekeeping UK
Format Paperback | 352 pages
Dimensions 129 x 198 x 25mm |
Publication date 02 Feb 2014
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Publication City/Country London, United Kingdom
About the Author
Graeme Simsion's first novel, The Rosie Project, and the sequel The Rosie Effect were both bestselling novels worldwide. The Rosie Result is the third and final Rosie installment. Graeme is also the author of the critically-acclaimed standalone novel The Best of Adam Sharp.