'Don Tillman is a forty-year-old geneticist with undiagnosed Aspergers. When he wants to find a partner, he approaches the project the only way he knows - systematically. He creates a questionnaire designed to find the perfect woman - a punctual, non-drinking, non-smoking female who will fit in with his regimented lifestyle. When Rosie appears on the scene, she fits none of Don's criteria - but she does turn his life upside down.'
Source: Wheeler Centre website,
Writing Disability in Australia:
|Type of disability||Asperger syndrome.|
|Type of character||Primary.|
|Point of view||First person.|
'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. ...'