Competition published on February 10, 2017.
Can you define your life by a single song?
Adam Sharp can. And it’s ‘You’re Going to Lose that Girl’…
A former pianist in a hip Melbourne bar, now a respectable IT consultant in Norwich, Adam is about to turn fifty. He likes his life; he’s devoted to his local pub-quiz and has a stable relationship with his partner, Claire. Life may not be rock’n’roll, but he’s ticking along.
But there’s something Adam can’t shake, something that feels off-key. And that’s his nostalgia for what might have been: a longing for the life he might have had. He had an affair – more than twenty years ago, on the other side of the world – with Angelina Brown, a sharp, sexy, intelligent and strong-willed actress. She taught him what it meant to find – and then lose – love. How different might his life be if he hadn’t let her walk away?
Then, out of nowhere, Angelina gets in touch. Adam must make a decision. Does he dare to live dangerously? Will he embrace uncertainty? Or will he let her go again?
Music is such a crucial part of Graeme’s novel he has created a playlist for The Best of Adam Sharp on Spotify that you can listen to as you read!
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About the author
Graeme Simsion is a full-time writer. His first novel, The Rosie Project, won the Australian Book Industry Association Book of the Year for 2014. In the UK, it was voted the most popular Richard and Judy Book Club title for the Spring 2014 campaign, and spent over two and a half months in the Sunday Times bestseller lists. Rights have been sold in forty-two countries and both The Rosie Project and the sequel, The Rosie Effect, are now bestselling novels worldwide. Graeme lives in Australia with his wife Anne, a professor of psychiatry and also a published author, and their two children.
Find Graeme on Twitter @GraemeSimsion
The Best of Adam Sharp by Graeme Simsion, published on 9 February, 2017 by Michael Joseph in hardback
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