When social worker Ant discovers Currah, a young indigenous girl with a horrific past, he's certain he's found the way to make a difference. When literary agent extrordinaire Ronnie Lowe discovers Currah, she's certain she's found marketing gold. Now Currah's got the world at her feet, and an army of fans and isn't returning any of Ant's calls. Finding himslef flung aside, Ant will do anything to be part of the spotlight. Inspired by the recent spate of fabricated 'misery memoirs', A Hoax is a vicious satire on the politics of identity, modern celebrity and the peddling of abuse culutre.