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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 . .
|Publication date:||1st April 2010|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
|Categories:||Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage),|
Other titles: Follow Me Down, The Merrybegot, Ivy, Hazel Follow Me Down was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award The Merrybegot was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize 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 ...More About Julie Hearn