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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 The Best of Adam Sharp
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'A novel about love, music and coming to terms with the past, from the author of the international bestseller The Rosie Project.

'On the cusp of fifty, Adam Sharp has a loyal partner, earns a good income as an IT contractor and is the music-trivia expert at quiz nights. It’s the lifestyle he wanted, but something’s missing.

'Two decades ago, on the other side of the world, his part-time piano playing led him into a passionate relationship with Angelina Brown, who’d abandoned law studies to pursue her acting dream. She gave Adam a chance to make it something more than an affair—but he didn’t take it. And now he can’t shake off his nostalgia for what might have been.

'Then, out of nowhere, Angelina gets in touch. What does she want? Does Adam dare to live dangerously? How far will he go for a second chance?' (Publication summary)

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Notes

  • Epigraph: This book is - again - for my wife, Anne, my inspiration, collaborator and first reader.

    It is also a nod to the music and musicians that contributed so much to the life of my generation. If you don't know the songs in this book, I encourage you to download them and listen as you read.: there is a playlist at the end.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2016 .
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      Extent: 320p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 19 September 2016
      ISBN: 9781925355376
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      St. Martin's Press ,
      2017 .
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      Extent: 314p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 5 February 2017
      ISBN: 9781250130426
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2017 .
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      Extent: 374p.
      Note/s:
      • Published August 28, 2017
      ISBN: 9781925498752
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Michael Joseph ,
      2017 .
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      Extent: 371p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 9 February 2017
      ISBN: 9780718179496
Alternative title: Der Mann, der zu Traumen Wagte
Language: German
    • Frankfurt am Main,
      c
      Germany,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      S. Fischer Verlag ,
      2017 .
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      Extent: 395p.
      ISBN: 9783810530318

Other Formats

  • Sound recording.
  • Braille.
  • Large print.

Works about this Work

Comic Fiction with a Darker Hue Peter Pierce , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12-13 November 2016; (p. 26)

— Review of The Best of Adam Sharp Graeme Simsion , 2016 single work novel
Graeme Simsion, The Best of Adam Sharp JD , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 1 October 2016;

— Review of The Best of Adam Sharp Graeme Simsion , 2016 single work novel
Graeme Simsion Jason Steger (interviewer), 2016 single work interview
— Appears in: The Age , 1-2 October 2016; (p. 18) The Sydney Morning Herald , 1 October 2016; (p. 18)
Graeme Simsion Gives His New Character Adam Sharp a Dilemma and Lots of Music Jason Steger , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 30 September 2016;

'What if a database modelling consultant wanted to become a screenwriter, and to help his script get made into a film he turned it into a novel?'

'It was just before Christmas 2012 that I sat with Graeme Simsion in his Fitzroy home discussing the release the following month of his first novel, The Rosie Project. ...'

Graeme Simsion, The Best of Adam Sharp JD , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 1 October 2016;

— Review of The Best of Adam Sharp Graeme Simsion , 2016 single work novel
Comic Fiction with a Darker Hue Peter Pierce , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12-13 November 2016; (p. 26)

— Review of The Best of Adam Sharp Graeme Simsion , 2016 single work novel
Graeme Simsion Gives His New Character Adam Sharp a Dilemma and Lots of Music Jason Steger , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 30 September 2016;

'What if a database modelling consultant wanted to become a screenwriter, and to help his script get made into a film he turned it into a novel?'

'It was just before Christmas 2012 that I sat with Graeme Simsion in his Fitzroy home discussing the release the following month of his first novel, The Rosie Project. ...'

Graeme Simsion Jason Steger (interviewer), 2016 single work interview
— Appears in: The Age , 1-2 October 2016; (p. 18) The Sydney Morning Herald , 1 October 2016; (p. 18)
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