'Astie is different. She wants to study fashion but no one in her class understands why. Then she is diagnosed with Social Syndrome and becomes even more left out and frustrated. But when a stranger appears on the island, Astie's differences are called upon to find out who he is. What she finds will shake the island's very core...'
(Source: publisher's website)
Writing Disability in Australia:
|Type of disability||Autism, Asperger Syndrome.|
|Type of character||Primary and secondary.|
|Point of view||First person (not the disabled character).|
Note: This work uses disability as a metaphorical note or literary device. It takes place in a futuristic world where all of the population are autistic and only the protagonist is not.