The Rosie Result (Don Tillman, Book 3) (AU Edition)

October 31, 2020
The Rosie Result (Don Tillman, Book 3) (AU Edition)

I was standing on one leg shucking oysters when the problemsbegan...Don Tillman and Rosie Jarman are back in Australia after adecade in New York, and they're about to face their most importantchallenge.Their son, Hudson, is struggling at school: he's sociallyawkward and not fitting in. Don's spent a lifetime trying to fitin—so who better to teach Hudson the skills he needs?The Hudson Project will require the help of friends old and new,force Don to decide how much to guide Hudson and how much to lethim be himself, and raise some significant questions about his ownidentity.Meanwhile, there are multiple distractions to deal with: theGenetics Lecture Outrage, Rosie's troubles at work, estrangementfrom his best friend Gene...And opening the world's best cocktail bar.Hilarious and thought-provoking, with a brilliant cast ofcharacters, The Rosie Result is the triumphant final instalment ofthe much-loved and internationally bestselling Rosie trilogyGraeme Simsion is a Melbourne-based novelistand screenwriter. The Rosie Project and The RosieEffect have combined global sales approaching five millioncopies. Graeme is also the author of the international bestsellersThe Best of Adam Sharp and – co-written with his wife,Anne Buist – Two Steps Forward. His screenplay for TheRosie Project is in development with Sony Pictures, TheBest of Adam Sharp is in development with Toni Collette'sVocab Films, and the rights to Two Steps Forward have beenoptioned by Fox Searchlight and Ellen DeGeneres. Graeme's latestbook is the third and final Rosie novel, The RosieResult.'Don Tillman and Rose Jarman are fiction's most unlikely couplebut Graeme Simsion's skills with dialogue and tone make them, andtheir relationship, (just) believable. Hudson, too, isuncomfortably believable. Simsion has mighty intellectualconfidence but behind all the steady wit, the rolling jokes, thefaux innocence and the cocktail instruction, this is a thoughtfuland provocative novel [with] a grand design that will haverelevance in the lives of many individual readers...Accomplishednovel, mission accomplished.' Helen Elliott,Age'[Don Tillman] has almost transcended the boundaries of fictionto become a geek icon.' Guardian'One of the most endearing, charming and fascinating literarycharacters I have met in a long time.' TheTimes'This is a busy book with a large cast of characters, new andold. As the last in the series, there are a lot of threads to tidyup; wry humour and set pieces intermingle with serious intent inThe Rosie Result...It's a pleasure to inhabit Don'srational mindset again: "We should restrict the discussion to thefacts first. Table the evidence, then consider our options.Understand the problem, explore solutions." Indeed. Welcome back,Don.' Australian'The Rosie trilogy is deserving of the accolades it has garneredand The Rosie Result is the best possible goodbye to theworld of Don Tillman.' Mary Dalmau'The comedy is still there but there's a philosophicalseriousness to this one, which brings the whole issue much closerto home. I liked it very much and I recommend it.' TheBookshelf, Radio National'It is an ambitious task: writing a light and engaging novelwhile incorporating a serious topic in an inclusive manner. ButSimsion pulls it off, maintaining a strong sense ofcharacterisation and narrative, all the while encouraging readersto question their own...