Rowan the Strange

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OUP Oxford, Apr 1, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 352 pages
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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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Review: Rowan the Strange (Ivy #3)

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Wow, pretty intense stuff. A little slow to start but it certainly picked up, though it was never exactly a 'light' read. The Christmas card Dr. von Metzen received from his colleague in Munich was ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

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 studies and obtained a BA in English and an MSt in women's studies. She is now a full-time writer.

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