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Rowan the Strange

(2009)
(The third book in the Ivy series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Carnegie Medal Best Book (nominee)
Had Rowan been invited to predict how the rest of that day would go his list would have gone something like this: 1. Breakfast 2. A nice long talk with the doctors 3. Lunch 4. A rest, or a walk in the fresh air 5. Another talk with the doctors 6. Supper 7. Read comics for a bit 8. Bed If asked what he would like to happen the list would have been much the same, only with more time for reading, and the proviso that nobody got to see him naked any more. He would also have liked to be smiled at again by the young nurse, Sarah Jane. But that was a private hope, not something to be shared. He would have got "Bed" right but that's about all. As the second World War begins, Rowan is diagnosed as schizophrenic and sent away to a hospital where the latest treatments are available. But the treatments are experimental still - and nobody predicts the effect they will have on Rowan...

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Praise for this book

"It is nothing short of extraordinary." - Philip Ardagh


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Hardback Editions

April 2009 : UK Hardback
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Title: Rowan the Strange
Author(s): Julie Hearn
ISBN: 0-19-279215-6 / 978-0-19-279215-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: OUP Oxford
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Paperback Editions

April 2010 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Rowan the Strange
Author(s): Julie Hearn
ISBN: 0-19-272920-9 / 978-0-19-272920-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: OUP Oxford
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Audio Editions

August 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Rowan the Strange
Author(s): Julie Hearn
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Ltd
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August 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Rowan the Strange
Author(s): Julie Hearn
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Ltd
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August 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Rowan the Strange
Author(s): Julie Hearn
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2011 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Rowan the Strange
Author(s): Julie Hearn
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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