SUNDAY INDEPENDENT NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR 2020 – Shortlisted
When Ava leaves Ireland aged 22, she finds herself with:
– a badly-paid job in Hong Kong, teaching English grammar to rich children;
– Julian, who likes to spend money on Ava and lets her move into his guest room;
– Edith, who actually listens to her when she talks;
– money, love, cynicism, unspoken feelings and unlikely connections.
Exciting times ensue.