Retired school teacher Maggie Brody thought she'd left teaching behind. But she finds herself covering a day at the local primary school, battling her thirst for booze as well as the headmaster and six-year-old Rosie, a Somali refugee who refuses to speak. This tense
new thriller, called "a 90 minute text of sustained brilliance...it threatens to take the breath away" by The Scotsman, kicks off Scotland
Week in New York.