Meet Viva Cohen: a teenage schoolgirl bombshell. Her bedroom walls are plastered with posters of silver-screen legends, and underneath her school uniform she wears vintage thigh-high stockings.
Her best friends are a drugged-out beauty queen and an ageing rock-star, and she lives in London with her gay uncle, Manny.
Viva spends her days gate-crashing gigs, skiving her exams and trying to live life as glamorously as her number one icon, Elizabeth Taylor.
But then she sets out on a pilgrimage: in search of real love, experience and Jack Nicholson.
Wicked-tongued, star-fixated, clever and restless, Viva is like no other girl - and this is no ordinary summer ...