Sharlene Teo's Ponti is a dazzling debut novel about teenage girlhood in Singapore

Ponti is the debut work of Singaporean author Sharlene Teo .
Ponti is the debut work of Singaporean author Sharlene Teo .PHOTOS: BARNEY POOLE, PICADOR
Ponti is the debut work of Singaporean author Sharlene Teo .
Ponti is the debut work of Singaporean author Sharlene Teo .PHOTOS: BARNEY POOLE, PICADOR

PONTI

By Sharlene Teo

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 17, 2018, with the headline 'Dazzling debut set in hazy Singapore Review'. Print Edition | Subscribe