Build-Up Season The
Seventeen-year-old Iliad Piper - Ily for short - is named after war and angry at the world. Growing up with a violent father and abused mother, she doesn't know how to do relationships, family or friends. Her love-hate friendship with Max turns into a prank war and she nearly destroys her first true friendship with misfit Mia. She takes off her armour for nobody, until she meets Jared, a local actor and someone who's as complicated as she is. From the author of Yellowcomes a powerful exploration of family and identity set against the humid build-up to the wet season in Darwin.
Publication Date: 31-Jul-2017
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia