Book cover


  • Publishers Pan Macmillan , Simon & Schuster
  • Art director Katie Tooke
  • Year 2018

“Set in 2003 in the sweltering heat of Singapore, Sharlene Teo’s Ponti begins as sixteen-year-olds Szu and Circe develop an intense friendship. For Szu it offers an escape from Amisa, her beautiful, cruel mother – once an actress, and now the silent occupant of a rusty house.”