Rowan the Strange

Paperback | May 1, 2010

byJulie Hearn

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How does a doctor examine a person's brain? They won't use any knives on me, will they?Rowan knows he is strange.But dangerous?He didn't mean to scare his sister. In his right mind, he wouldn't hurt a fly. But there's a place he can go where they say they can fix his mind . . .Beyond the bars on the window, England is at war.Behind them, Rowan's own battle is only just beginning.This amazing story gives a thought-provoking look at life in an asylum and the experimental treatments practised at the start of the Second World War. For Rowan, nobody could ever have predicted the effect these treatments would have . .

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How does a doctor examine a person's brain? They won't use any knives on me, will they?Rowan knows he is strange.But dangerous?He didn't mean to scare his sister. In his right mind, he wouldn't hurt a fly. But there's a place he can go where they say they can fix his mind . . .Beyond the bars on the window, England is at war.Behind ...

Julie Hearn has been writing all her life. After training as a journalist, she went to Australia, where she worked on a daily tabloid newspaper. She then lived in Spain for a while before returning to England, where she worked as a features editor and freelance features writer. After her daughter was born she went back to her studi...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.07 inPublished:May 1, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192729209

ISBN - 13:9780192729200

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"I couldn't put this book down . . . This is quite possibly the most amazing work of children's fiction I've read in the last two years . . . The characters are absolutely fantastic, stunningly realised and brought to the page with such gusto that I didn't want it to end" --BookBag