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The Best of Adam Sharp

by Graeme Simsion

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction Relationship Stories

The Best of Adam Sharp Synopsis

A hilariously realistic romance, Graeme Simsion, the international BESTSELLING author of The Rosie Project and The Rosie Effect, introduces The Best of Adam Sharp . . . Will he risk it all for a second chance at first love?' After twenty-two years without any contact at all, Angelina Brown, my Great Lost Love, decides to change the world and emails Hi . . .'Adam Sharp met the love of his life on the other side of the world. He was playing in a bar in Australia when Angelina requested a song. It was the start of a relationship he's never forgotten - but not every duet ends on a high note.Two decades later and half a world away, Adam is stunned by Angelina's message. He thought he was happy. He thought he had everything. Now all he can think about is her. Adam has sung about second chances - but does he believe in them? And is he prepared to risk everything to find out if they ever come true?

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The Best of Adam Sharp Press Reviews

'Sliding Doors meets High Fidelity. A meditation on love, lust, regrets and second chances, Simsion paints a detailed and entertaining portrait of a flawed and wistful man who wants a romance to be more than a silly love song' AU Review

'Simsion hits his marks by tapping into the daydream of a do-over. A gifted comic writer' Saturday Paper

'A dark comedy of manners. Simsion is alert to many kinds of pain: the loss or absence of children through death, divorce, suicide, infertility. At the same time, we see how relationships can sometimes be sustained notwithstanding betrayals' Sydney Morning Herald

'The moral of The Best of Adam Sharp can be summed up as: do not let the one who got away get away. If you do, things could get messy' The Australian

'Simsion is back with a bang. The Best of Adam Sharp make us laugh at the unexpected and feel the depth of emotions associated with a risky journey in love' Mrs B's Book Reviews

'Simsion has done it again; authored a poignant, funny novel, that can stand proudly beside the Rosie novels, if not entirely outshine them' -- Simon McDonald

'A novel that asks important questions, and is as moving as it is entertaining' Booklover

'The kind of book that will make you reflect on marriage, life and love. Told in Simsion's unique writing style with eccentric characters you'll love, Simsion has us on the cusp of wishing for a happy ending while also wanting the right decision will be made' Better Reading Blog

'Will make you laugh, cry, feel uncomfortable and get you pondering your own past life choices' -- J.F. Gibson

'Like Woody Allen flick ... The Best of Adam Sharp is a book about regret, about not taking the chances that life deals you and how those failures end up wearing away at you. It's a hugely romantic tale' Daily Review

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ISBN: 9781405918084
Publication date: 21/09/2017
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Book Information

ISBN: 9781405918084
Publication date: 21st September 2017
Author: Graeme Simsion
Publisher:
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 384 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Humour,

About Graeme Simsion

Graeme Simsion is a full-time writer. Previously an IT consultant and educator, he wrote his first book in 1994 (the standard reference on data modelling, now entering its fourth edition), and taught at four Australian universities. He is married to Anne, a professor of psychiatry who writes erotic fiction. They have two children. The Rosie Project was originally written as a screenplay, and won the Australian Writers Guild/Inception Award for Best Romantic Comedy Script in 2010. As a novel, it won the 2012 Victorian Premier's award for an unpublished fiction manuscript.

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