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The Rosie Project Audiobook

The Rosie Project

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Publisher's Summary

Shortlisted for the 2014 Indie Awards

The downloadable, audiobook edition of Graeme Simsion’s prize-winning romantic comedy The Rosie Project, read by the actor Dan O’Grady.

Meet Don. Don is a genetics professor who just might be somewhere on the autistic spectrum. He looks a little like Gregory Peck and is getting married. He just doesn’t know who to yet. But he has designed a very detailed questionnaire to help him find the perfect woman. And it’s definitely not Rosie. Absolutely, completely, definitely not .Rosie, meanwhile, isn’t looking for love; she’s looking for her biological father. Sometimes, though, you don’t find love: love finds you...

©2013 Graeme Simsion (P)2013 Penguin Books Limited

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  • Deirdre Lynam
    Leitrim, Ireland
    2/9/15
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    "ENJOYABLE INSIGHT INTO A HIGH FUNCTIONING AUTISTIC"
    What made the experience of listening to The Rosie Project the most enjoyable?

    Dons character was immediately so likeable...he lack of conscious insight into his behaviour and how he was perceived by others. His earnest but strict living routine made you squirm in embarrassment for him, but ultimately you wanted him to get the girl....


    What did you like best about this story?

    his obvious compatibility with rosie and how he was in her company, yet he was completely blindsided by his questionnnaire...


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    getting inside the character of don, and however much we may laugh and giggle at his faux pas and social blunders.... we are immediately made aware of the struggle he has in trying to live day-to-day with his social awkwardness...the scene i most enjoyed was how he really threw himself into his waitress role


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    the dinner dance was hilarious


    Any additional comments?

    really enjoyed the story

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sasho Bogoevski
    London
    1/31/15
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    "Absolutely fantastic."

    This is such an enjoyable story and flows well. Good Ozi accent sets the right tone. Highly recommended. Now to find other books from same author.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Miss Bl Robinson
    Birmingham,UK
    1/30/15
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    "Really enjoyable story"

    Really enjoyable fun story with interesting & likeable characters. Good narration and great to be an Australian accent for a change

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Patricia White
    Kendal
    1/27/15
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    "The Perfect Audio Book"

    Both very funny and very charming, beautifully crafted and exceptionally well delivered. I've just noticed there's a sequal but I don't know if I dare...how can this one be equalled or bettered? Watch this space....

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • ST
    1/25/15
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    "I laughed out loud!"

    Loved it and would highly recommend . I laughed, and cried with Don and Rosie's adventures. It's the grown ups version of the curious incident of the dog in the night

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Earnest
    1/24/15
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    "Deliciously lighthearted but sustaining."

    Although written with a clear eye out for instant transition to the screen, who minds? Yes, it foregrounds people with unconventional behavioural traits ( again) but it is a nice foil for even those who prefer the more serious approaches to reading.
    There are numerous instances where we are cajoled to listen with bated breath as the protagonists formulate earnest attempts at Life using whatever props work, or don't work, for them. Courage personified.
    The reader pleasantly blends the utterly tangible, authentic Australianicity of this story with an easy access for anyone to understand.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Susan
    Surbiton, Kingston Upon Thames, United Kingdom
    1/17/15
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    "Great audiobook"

    This was an entertaining and easy listening book with an amusing story line. Don is a lovable & amusing main character

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Lucy
    Norfolk
    1/14/15
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    "A charming bit of escapism!"
    Where does The Rosie Project rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    This was a delightful, albeit lightweight, novel that made a long journey much more pleasant. It isn't world shattering literature, but it was certainly worth the time I expended listening to it.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The characters portrayed were interesting and so I found myself, willingly, drawn into a desire to know how things would turn out for them.
    Ummm and I'm also a sucker for unlikely happy endings!


    What does Dan O'Grady bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    Dan O'Grady brought the book to life. I'm no longer certain if it was written in the first person but Dan made me believe it was,


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Yes I smiled almost all of the way through it. Very uplifting!


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mr. P. Knight
    UK
    1/1/15
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    "Not what I usually listen to, but..."

    Thanks to other listener ratings and reviews I gave it a go and am extremely pleased I did - thoroughly recommend

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mikey
    poole, United Kingdom
    12/28/14
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    "Marvellous"
    Any additional comments?

    As humans we are pretty rubbish at dealing/treating hidden illnesses like Autism and mental health conditions. This book is told from the insight of someone with Autism, and maybe we can all improve our understanding of autism an other disabilities that are not so obvious through books such as these.

    As someone who suffered a severe traumatic brain injury, I too have been left with personality differences and traits not dissimilar from autism or someone who suffers with aspergers.

    This is a fantastic book, I really learned a lot. Now on to the rosie effect :)

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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